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Charley Bowers : [the rediscovery of an American comic genius]

Author: Charles R Bowers; Lobster Films (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2004], ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forgotten for decades, Charley Bowers' genius was miraculously rediscovered in the late 1960's. This extraordinary double-disc set assembles for the first time the best surviving films by Charley Bowers from 1917 to 1940.
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Comedy films
Drama
Short films
Silent films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Bowers; Lobster Films (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54783807
Language Note: Silent films have French intertitles with optional English subtitles. Sound films are in English.
Notes: Title from disc label; subtitle from container.
Cast: Charley Bowers.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (3 hr., 53 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. Egged on (1926, 24 min.) ; He done his best (1926, 24 min.) ; A wild roomer (1926, 24 min.) ; Fatal footsteps (1926, 22 min.) ; Now you tell one (1926, 22 min.) ; Many a slip (1927, 12 min.) ; Nothing doing (1927, 21 min.) --
Disc 2. Grill room express (1917, 6 min.) ; A.W.O.L. (1918, 5 min.) ; Say ah-h! (1928, 14 min.) ; It's a bird (1930, 14 min.) ; Believe it or don't (1935, 8 min.) ; Pete Roleum and his cousins (1938, 16 min.) ; Wild oysters (1940, 10 min.) ; A sleepless night (1940, 11 min.).
Other Titles: Rediscovery of an American comic genius
Complete Charley Bowers
Responsibility: Lobster Films.

Abstract:

Forgotten for decades, Charley Bowers' genius was miraculously rediscovered in the late 1960's. This extraordinary double-disc set assembles for the first time the best surviving films by Charley Bowers from 1917 to 1940.

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