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Product NameBenny Hill's One Night Video Stand: 2 hours of the Best of Benny Hill [VHS]
LanguageEnglish
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie / TV
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 6301931254
SKU1001-WS1501-A03010-6301931254
Price New0.89 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used0.88 US Dollars    (curriencies)
CastBenny Hill, Patricia Hayes, Eira Heath, Henry McGee, Nicholas Parsons
BindingVHS Tape
FormatColor, NTSC
Published10/05/2017
Run Time115 minutes
Long DescriptionBenny Hill fans, rejoice! This mammoth compilation contains almost two hours of songs, skits, and risquéé comedy from the undisputed king of saucy humor. The Benny Hill Show ran for more than 20 years in Britain and proved to be one of that nation's most enduring entertainment exports, tickling funny bones from Honolulu to Helsinki, thanks to its parade of visual gags. Not since the heyday of the silent movies did a comedian achieve such worldwide popularity, proving that when it comes to low comedy there is a universal language. Benny Hill's One Night Video Stand includes all of the classic ingredients, from a ribald poem about Eskimo Nell to a silent version of "The Three Musketeers" to several appearances by Hill's Angels, who appear to have cornered the world supply of hot pants in the late '70s. There's also an unusual sketch with Benny playing a lonely clown, a combination of gentle humor and pathos that pays tribute to the European mime tradition. There will always be viewers who find the blatant sexism of The Benny Hill Show hard to forgive. This compilation is unlikely to change those views, although one fact that emerges after two hours of nonstop skits is how stupid all of the male characters are. Benny Hill turned male insecurity into an enormously successful career, and no matter how much things have changed since his death in 1992, he remains one of the most popular comedians in the world. --Simon Leake
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