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When the Cock Crows: A History of the Pathé Exchange

Richard Lewis Ward - Performing Arts - 2016
Influential during Hollywood’s silent-film era, the Pathé Exchange was a multinational film company with a production and distribution model very different from the self ...
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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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Harold Lloyd: the man on the clock

Tom Dardis - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 357 pages
An in-depth profile of the noted silent-film comedian chronicles Lloyd's life and acting career from its beginnings, through the golden era of the silent screen, to his death ...
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The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry

Anthony Slide - Reference - 2014 - 256 pages
The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a completely revised and updated edition of Anthony Slide's The American Film Industry, originally published in ...
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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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Death of the Moguls: The End of Classical Hollywood

Wheeler Winston Dixon - Performing Arts - 2012 - 264 pages
Death of the Moguls is a detailed assessment of the last days of the “rulers of film.” Wheeler Winston Dixon examines the careers of such moguls as Harry Cohn at Columbia ...
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The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era

Thomas Schatz - Performing Arts - 2015 - 528 pages
At a time when the studio is making a stunning comeback, film historian Thomas Schatz provides an indispensable account of Hollywood's tradional blend of business and art. This ...
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