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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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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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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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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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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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Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco

Judy Yung - History - 1995 - 395 pages
The crippling custom of footbinding is the thematic touchstone for Judy Yung's engrossing study of Chinese American women during the first half of the twentieth century. Using ...
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Powder Burn: Arson, Money, and Mystery On Vail Mountain

Daniel Glick - History - 2009 - 288 pages
In October, 1998 an arson caused $12 million in damage at Vail, the country's largest ski area. A shadowy radical environmental group called the Earth Liberation Front claimed ...
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The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West ...

John D. Unruh - History - 1993 - 592 pages
The most honored book ever released by the University of Illinois Press, The Plains Across was the result of more than a decade's work by its author. Here, on the occasion of ...
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