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Victor Borge: The Funniest Man In The World

Victor Borge, an international star and one of the most successful entertainers in America during the 1950s and 1960s
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Victor Borge, an international star and one of the most successful entertainers in America during the 1950s and 1960s

Airs Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

"Victor Borge: The Funniest Man In The World" is a rare and full portrait of one of the 20th century's best known and loved entertainers, Victor Borge. In the short period of 15 years Borge became an international star and one of the most successful entertainers in America during the 1950s and 1960s. In 1956, the New York Times announced that Victor Borge was probably the "funniest man in the world." The documentary chronicles the life of the man affectionately known as the "Clown Prince of Denmark." View a photo gallery.

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