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Chase, Charley 1893-1940

Overview
Works: 293 works in 419 publications in 3 languages and 2,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4375
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Most widely held works by Charley Chase
The Charley Chase collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mum's the word: When a newly married woman conceals something from her husband, that's forgetfulness. When the husband holds out on his wife--that's usually a riot. Long fliv the king: A princess in America on a shopping trip receives a telegram that her father has died. She will be the new Queen, but only if she gets married within 24 hours. Figuring it is safe, she marries a man about to be executed. April fool: Jimmy Jump is a newspaper reporter in love with the managing editor's daughter. It's Monday, April 1st and the staff has a great deal of trouble telling the difference between April Fool's jokes and real events. Mighty like a Moose: Mr. and Mrs. Moose are not pretty. But after he has his teeth fixed and she has her nose done they look great, meet by accident, and don't recognize each other. They make plans for an illicit rendezvous. The only problem: how to keep the spouse from finding out. Crazy like a fox: The story of a father that told his daughter who she could marry. And she told him where he could go. All wet: Jimmie Jump receives a telegram telling him to pick up an important shipment at the train station at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. No good deed goes unpunished, and Jimmie has a whole lot of trouble getting to the depot
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy the essential collection : the sound shorts and features from the Hal Roach library ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains 10 discs of feature films and short films released between 1929 and 1942. Contains high definition, digitally restored black-and-white versions of films. All films in black and white except The tree in a test tube
American slapstick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expect to find exploding cars, innocent bystanders smacked in the head with hammers, half-naked underwear models chased by cross-dressing villains, auctioneers crawling across airplane wings to retrieve false teeth, memory-impaired lovers, somnambulists, drunken reprobates, deranged acrobats, and the Keystone Kops
The first kings of comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
The forgotten films of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the films of Fatty Arbuckle, the grown-up fat boy of American silent cinema, who dominated silent film comedy from the days of Keystone until tragic events in 1921 shattered his career, throwing his film triumphs into obscurity. Blacklisted by Hollywood, Arbuckle continued directing dozens of film comedies under the pseudonym "William Goodrich" for almost another decade
Sons of the desert by William A Seiter ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stan and Oliver want to go to a Chicago convention, but kid their wives that they are going on a cruise for health reasons. From there on, they encounter one hilarious complication after another
Laurel and Hardy sons of the desert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forbidden by their wives to attend a rowdy Chicago convention, Stan and Ollie plan an ocean voyage for Ollie's health, knowing his wife cannot stand the ocean. With Stan as company for the voyage, the two go to Chicago and have a great time but receive a surprise at home. Includes background on making of the films plus home movies and photographs narrated by Lois Laurel, Stan's daughter
The Charley Chase collection. slapstick symposium ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 6 silent film shorts starring silent comic actor Charley Chase
Funny girls genders and their benders ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrate the first ladies of early screen comedy with six sensational shorts which dispel the myth that comedy was primarily a man's domain. While Keystone's Bathing Beauties were satisfied to pose and look pretty, these dauntless damsels flung themselves into the making of mirth with spirited abandon
Stop! look! and laugh! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ventriloquist Paul Winchell introduces some of the original Three Stooges' funniest sequences. Features the Marquis Chimps in a rendition of the Cinderella story
Becoming Charley Chase ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection provides a comprehensive look at the early career of the brilliant director and major movie star, Charley Chase. He transformed the world of screen comedy from slapstick violence into a sophisticated comedy of manners, and laid the groundwork for the modern sitcom
The lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection, vol. 5 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a variety of Laurel and Hardy shorts released from 1924 to 1929
When comedy was king ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrates the movies of the great comedians of the silent film era with clips from classic scenes
Hal Roach the lot of fun ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the stages and backlots of the Hal Roach Studio, the ingredients of classic slapstick were refined with more sophisticated and gradually-paced narratives that allowed many of Roach's stars to make the difficult transition to sound films. From the late 1920's through the Depression, Laurel and Hardy were the jewel in the crown of the Hal Roach Studio. These seven films present excerpts and complete films of their great silent short comedies. Also included are the Our Gang comedy team (Dogs of war) and an early film of Will Rogers (Big moments from little pictures)
Slapstick encyclopedia (1909-1929) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlighting the Golden Age of screen comedy as it has never been presented before, "Slapstick Encyclopedia" collects more than fifty silent short comedies with new musical soundtracks. Laurel and Hardy, Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, Will Rogers, Ben Turpin and more--from the early innovators, who redesigned the routines of vaudeville with narrative form, to the celebrated masters whose inspired improvisations helped establish the world dominance of American film, "Slapstick Encyclopedia" is your laugh-filled tour of this eternally appealing art
The lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a variety of Laurel and Hardy shorts released from 1919 to 1929
Slapstick encyclopedia (1909-1929) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlighting the Golden Age of screen comedy as it has never been presented before, "Slapstick Encyclopedia" collects more than fifty silent short comedies with new musical soundtracks. Laurel and Hardy, Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, Will Rogers, Ben Turpin and more--from the early innovators, who redesigned the routines of vaudeville with narrative form, to the celebrated masters whose inspired improvisations helped establish the world dominance of American film, "Slapstick Encyclopedia" is your laugh-filled tour of this eternally appealing art
Cut to the chase the Charley Chase comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Released contemporaneously with Charley Chase's 100th anniversary in film. Features five hours of Chase's signature comedic style over several classic films. Includes the films April Fool, Charley My Boy, The Uneasy Three, Mama Behave, and Mighty Like A Moose, which the Library of Congress selected for the National Film Registry
A Pain in the pullman Gents without cents ; Termites of 1938 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three comedies starring the Three Stooges. In "A pain in the pullman," the Stooges and their pet monkey join a travelling vaudeville troupe, making for a very bumpy ride; in "Gents without cents, " Moe, Larry and Curly team up with acrobatic beauties Flo, Mary and Shirley for a lively song and dance revue at a local shipyard; in "Termites of 1938," the Stooges' Acme Exterminators are mistakenly invited to a swanky party and teach the society pests a thing or two about bad manners
The Lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You're darn tootin': Features Laurel and Hardy as bad musicians. Battle of the century: The world's greatest prizefight -- and most legendary pie fight! Wandering Papas: A rare short directed by Stan Laurel stars Oliver as a workcamp bully. Mighty like a moose: A hilarious film about two "ugly people." Why girls love sailors: A long-lost classic in which Stan ventures on ship to retrieve his kidnapped girlfriend. Mum's the word: Charley falls in love with his stepdad's daughter
 
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Alternative Names
Chase, Charles, 1893-1940
Chase, Charley, 1893-1940
Chase, Charlie, 1893-1940
Parrot, Charles, 1893-1940
Parrott, Charles, 1893-1940
Parrott, Charles Joseph, 1893-1940
Parrott, Charley, 1893-1940
Languages
English (43)
French (2)
German (1)
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