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Pyrrho wrote: Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:27 pm [Buster Keaton comic]
There were also photoshoots at the time providing more cringe than merriment:

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This is what I mean in the OP, precisely.
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Oh, blithe racism humor?
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Didn't Sir John Gielgud play the role in London in the 1966 musical?
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I seem to recall that there were a couple of Peter Sellers movies that might qualify for ed's intended genre.
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"A real button buster"

Indeed.
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↑ Philip Halsman did a lot of these. E. g. Martin & Lewis:

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My favorites

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1958. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
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I think this one qualifies. The breakout moment for Ruth Buzzi and Dom DeLuise.

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i'd do lily tomlin
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It would fly today.
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Any shit will fly today.

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