Join award-winning author and pop culture historian Marty Gitlin for The Funniest Moments in Film – the biggest belly-laughs in movie history. This interactive presentation highlights the best of the best from the silent era to the modern era. Marty will show videos of the best laugh-out-loud scenes from the 1920s to today, including snippets of such stars as Harold Lloyd, Groucho Marx, Woody Allen, Peter Sellers, Mel Brooks, and Robin Williams. You will be entertained by the funniest moments in such comedies as Some Like it Hot, The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Naked Gun, Tootsie, Planes, Trains and Automobiles and The Birdcage. He will discuss why they are considered the funniest ever and impact they made on pop culture. It will include plenty of fun trivia questions and will be followed by a question-and-answer period.
Registration is required.