I like the idea. But you would need some very very talented physical comedians to do Jackie Gleason, Bud Abbott and the Marx Brothers. They might need to be voice impressionists too.
How about classic episodes of TV shows, like "I Love Lucy"? I'd pay to watch that hilarity.
The chocolate factory... guaranteed laughs.
Times have changed. It wouldn't be profitable to the target demographic. For people like myself and others who enjoy these classic things, most of us want it in the original pure format with the original performers. Think about one example of how the Farley Brothers did a 3 stooges reboot. I think we can all agree nothing like the 1930's. I have all the original shorts on DVD and I don't want anyone copying them. I feel the same way with music. I refuse to watch cover bands do the Rat Pack, Beatles, Or whoever they want to make a buck off of someone elses coat tails. Either come up with an original show or story or get a different job. I feel the same way about paying 2 dollars to a street impersonator hustling pictures.
There used to be a show with a guy who did Red Skeleton. Lasted pretty little long.
There's a guy doung paul lind at bally's. I eant to see that.