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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 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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Quinlan's Illustrated Directory of Film Comedy Stars

David Quinlan - Comedians - 1992 - 302 pages
This reference guide looks at the career histories of nearly 300 comedy stars, some of whom have a prodigious reputation resting only on one or two outstanding films. The ...
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The White brothers: Jack, Jules & Sam White

David N. Bruskin, Jack White, Jules White, Sam White - Art - 1990 - 479 pages
...valuable and fascinating....marvelous insight into the frantic schedules and cost-cutting that dictated the production style of the Columbia two-reelers from the 1930s to ...
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Our Gang: The Life and Times of the Little Rascals

Leonard Maltin, Richard W. Bann - Our Gang films. - 1977 - 288 pages
More than three hundred production stills and publicity photographs illustrate an anecdotal account of the gang's years at Hal Roach Studios and MGM and career profiles of its ...
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The silent comedians

Richard Dyer MacCann - Art - 1993 - 256 pages
MacCann features Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, and Harry Langdon in this guide to the lives and works of the most important silent comedy movie ...
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Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy

Simon Louvish - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 520 pages
A biography and filmography of black-and-white Hollywood stars Stanley Jefferson and Norvell Hardy describes their original teaming in the 1927 short, Duck Soup, their ...
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