Steve Martin: The Great Flydini, England 1987

From The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross, Steve Martin's first ever UK appearance.

The producers of the show stuffed the audience with as many American tourists as they could button-hole on the streets of London.

Since Steve was then a virtual unknown in England and they were afraid the audience wouldn't laugh.

Steve Martin: Billie Jean, The New Show

R.I.P. Michael Jackson. Steve Martin performs his rendition of "Billie Jean" on The New Show, a short-lived spinoff of Saturday Night Live. This is from a 26-year-old VHS tape, so please forgive the poor video quality.

Steve Martin: Makings of a Comedy Legend

The best comedy looks effortless, but a comedian's job is never easy.

Steve Martin is a master of stand-up comedy and shares his journey in his best-selling memoir, Born Standing Up.

The book isn't full of comedy tips, but is an adventure through the struggles of being funny.

Liberace and  Muhammad Ali

Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) recites his poem about himself, with Liberace accompanying. From the Jack Paar television show