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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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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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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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Harold Lloyd: Master Comedian

Jeffrey Vance, Suzanne Lloyd - Performing Arts - 2002 - 239 pages
A heavily researched volume published to coincide with the release of the silent film innovator's major works on video and DVD examines his role in American cinema as well as ...
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