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100 essential silent film comedies

Author: James Roots
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book celebrates 100 significant silent film comedies from around the globe, including The Circus, The General, Safety Last, and Steamboat Bill Jr. Each entry contains information about the cast and crew, production details, DVD availability, and an explanation of why the film is essential viewing.
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Roots, James, 1955-
100 essential silent film comedies.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2016052684
(OCoLC)961003773
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Roots
ISBN: 9781442278257 1442278250
OCLC Number: 973481711
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Some Notes about the Entries; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Y; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Other Titles: One hundred essential silent film comedies
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