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Smile When the Raindrops Fall: The Story of Charley Chase

Brian Anthony, Andy Edmonds - Performing Arts - 1997 - 320 pages
At the age of ten, Charley Chase was singing and dancing on the street corners of Baltimore. Charley eventually became a local vaudeville attraction, but Baltimore could not ...
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The great movie comedians: from Charlie Chaplin to Woody Allen

Leonard Maltin - Biography & Autobiography - 1978 - 238 pages
An appreciative retrospective survey of the great American film comedians combines history, nostalgia, and criticism with nearly two hundred stills
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American silent film comedies: an illustrated encyclopedia of persons ...

Blair Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 280 pages
Many movie genres developed during the silent era, but none was as lasting as comedies. Actors and actresses stood in front of crude, hand-cranked cameras and invented a style ...
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The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia

Annette M. D'Agostino - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 427 pages
Harold Lloyd, born in 1893, became one of the greatest comic actors in America. This is a compendium of all things Lloyd, with entries on noteworthy persons, recurring themes ...
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Guide to the Silent Years of American Cinema

Donald W. McCaffrey, Christopher P. Jacobs - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 343 pages
Silent film's most complete reference guide, focusing on American actors, directors, and screenwriters, with an emphasis on the 1910's through the 1920s.
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Movie comedians: the complete guide

James L. Neibaur - Performing Arts - 1986 - 247 pages
A history of film comedy focuses on comedians from Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton to Jerry Lewis, Steve Martin, and Woody Allen, and provides information on their careers ...
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