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When the Cock Crows: A History of the Pathé Exchange

Richard Lewis Ward - Performing Arts - 2016 - 235 pages
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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Another Fine Mess - The Laurel & Hardy Story

Raymond Valinoti Jr. - Performing Arts - 2013
Arguably the greatest comedy duo in show business history, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy delighted filmgoers and theatregoers for over thirty years. The public not only found ...
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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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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 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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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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