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Will Rogers – photos and quotes

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“Live your life so that whenever you lose it, you’re ahead.” — Will Rogers   “Why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years we will have the smartest people on earth.” — Will Rogers     “I belong to no […]

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Jack Benny – photos & quotes

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“Believe it or not, but this television business has more angles in it than a geometry book. Some of the angles offer a lot of swell possibilities. For instance, there is an excellent chance of improving on radio comedy. Up to now we have had to depend on innate humor and catchy delivery to get […]

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Mabel Normand – photos and quotes

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Mabel Normand

“Just because I’m a little – well, you know, different – people believe anything weird about me.” – Mabel Normand Photographer: Aaron Tycko (1919)   “When Miss Normand first came to my company, she got such a small salary that I can’t think of any word short enough to tell about it. Now she gets the second […]

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Buster Keaton – Photos and Quotes

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“It’s kind of tragic sometimes to be a comic….in an age of wholesale laughter.” — Buster Keaton Source: Martin Regan (1930) Photo: Ruth Harriett Louise   The Bell Boy (1918). Stars Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle.     Buster Keaton Comedies advertisement, c. 1920. Disclosure: The link below is an affiliate link, meaning, at no additional cost to […]