The consummate funnyman regal and debonair - ridiculously entertaining to the last laugh Victor Borgewas considered the gentle giant of stage comedy for many years with his unique and timeless blend of musical inspired humour. Holder of the Guinness Book of WorldRecords with his one-man show Comedy in Music (of 849 performances) heremained at the top of his gameright up until his death in 2000. Commemorating his 100th birthday this rare and full portrait of theeponymous performer raises a glass to The Great Dane and celebrateshis challengingbeginnings when he arrived in New York with only a few pennies in his pocket and fewer English words in his vocabulary to the inspiring development of his remarkable piano playing skills. In barely 15 years he forged a show business career like no other and established himself as one of the most sought after and best paid entertainers in America.
Featuring a most private and insightful angle on Victor Borge's life achievements, including rare access to the Borge family archive and illuminating interviews from his children and grandchildren, topped of with Danish photographer tine Harden's touching visual expose of a remarkable career, The Funniest man in the World is a first rate standing ovation to a comic legend.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.