The late actor, comedian, writer and musician
"Tars and Spars." Caesar's first movie came out of his time in the Coast Guard, where he wrote and performed sketches for the service's musical revues. After playing a comic supporting role in the musical "Tars and Spars," about a would-be sailor who falls for a singer and woos her under the pretense he is a hero, Caesar was cast in the 1946 Columbia Pictures film adaptation.
"It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World." In 1963, Caesar starred in this Stanley Kramer comedy, the first of a number of big-screen ensemble movies Caesar would take part in over the course of his career. In the film, Caesar plays Melville Crump, a dentist chasing $350,000 in stolen cash alongside his wife (played by
"Ten From Your Show of Shows." In 1973, this feature-film compilation of 10 sketches from Caesar's landmark variety TV program introduced the show to a whole new audience and inspired nostalgia among fans who had seen it the first time around.
"Silent Movie." Caesar runited with