Ripley's Believe It or Not
For those not familiar with Ripley, his cartoon was a sensation for decades (even after he died and it was taken over by the syndicate) and continues to this day. Each large panel illustration (similar to The Far Side's format) would illustrate three or four amazing 'facts', such as the length of the world's longest fingernails or the knife with the most blades. The comic was incredibly popular, being read by 80 million people per day at its peak. These panels were collected into paperback books.

In 1930 Warner Vitaphone, always on the lookout for new material for shorts decided to put Robert Ripley in front of the camera and make a film version of his newspaper panel. There were 24 made in all, and they're great fun, harkening back to a more simple time when having someone claim something extraordinary on the screen was enough to make it a fact.

This set includes all episodes of the original Vitaphone Ripley’s Believe It or Not! shorts from the early 1930s.

2xDVD5 | NTSC 4:3 | 190 min | 7.98 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Short

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