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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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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 Speed of Sound: Hollywood and the Talkie Revolution 1926-1930

Scott Eyman - Performing Arts - 1997 - 416 pages
It was the end of an era. It was a turbulent, colorful, and altogether remarkable period, four short years in which America’s most popular industry reinvented itself. Here is ...
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Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy

Simon Louvish - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 520 pages
A biography of Laurel and Hardy describes their original teaming in the 1927 short, "Duck Soup," their considerable innovations, and their ongoing influence.
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Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood

Karen Ward Mahar - History - 2006 - 291 pages
Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood explores when, how, and why women were accepted as filmmakers in the 1910s and why, by the 1920s, those opportunities had disappeared. In ...
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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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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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