WWL_2D_ORING copyExperience the laughter that has influenced generations! Why We Laugh features performances, insights and interviews from some of the most celebrated and outspoken comedians of our time, including Dave Chappelle, Whoopi Goldberg, Katt Williams, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, Dick Gregory, Robin Harris, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, Redd Foxx and more. Why We Laugh is a must see for every true comedy fan!

Recorded in 2009.

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  • Icons of comedy Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, and Keenan Ivory Wayans, among others, all weigh in on what it means to be a black comic in America, while cultural critics, noted scholars, and prominent politicians trace the evolution of black comedy from the days of Stepin Fetchit and blackface minstrels straight through the small screen success of The Jeffersons and Good Times and on to the cinematic superstardom enjoyed by Eddie Murphy and Whoopie Goldberg.
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Definition SD
Audio 2.0
Ratio 16:9
Year of recording 2009
Duration 82 min