On Comedy/North America
Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Llyod
The Marx Brothers
Jack Benny, Lenny Bruce, and 'Stand-Up'
Second City And Improvisation Comedy
Saturday Night Live
American Comedy Archive
In 2005, Bill Dana and Emerson College established the American Comedy Archive in an effort "to acquire, preserve and make available primary source material that documents the professional activities of the ground breaking individuals who have written, produced or performed comedy for radio, television, motion pictures or live performance."