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Author: Donald W McCaffrey
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1971]
Series: Spectrum book.; Film focus.
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McCaffrey, Donald W.
Focus on Chaplin.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1971]
(OCoLC)574143416
Named Person: Charlie Chaplin; Charlie Chaplin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald W McCaffrey
ISBN: 0131282077 9780131282070 0131281992 9780131281998
OCLC Number: 181418
Description: xiii, 174 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: Career. A brief overall view / John Montgomery --
Creating the role of Dr. Body in Casey's court circus / Charlie Chaplin --
Acting-directing apprenticeship with Mack Sennet / Charlie Chaplin. Working method. Development of the comic story and the tramp character / Charlie Chaplin --
What people laugh at / Charlie Chaplin --
Max Linder's and Elsie Codd's views on the working method / Louis Delluc --
A rejection of the talkies / Charlie Chaplin. Essays. The art of Charles Chaplin / Minnie Maddern Fiske --
Is the Charlie Chaplin vogue passing? / Harcourt Farmer --
Everybody's language / Winston Churchill --
A reaction to the praise given Chaplin's artistry / George Jean Nathan --
An evaluation of Chaplin's silent comedy films, 1916-36 / Donald W. McCaffrey. Reviews. Impressions of two early comedy films / Louis Delluc --
An early, detailed account of the action in The pawnshop / Gilbert Seldes --
The kid (1921) / Francis Hackett --
The pilgrim (1923) / Robert E. Sherwood --
With the bunk left out / Charles W. Wood --
The idea in The gold rush : a study of Chaplin's use of the comic technique of pathos-humor / Timothy J. Lyons --
A comparison of The gold rush and The General / Gerald Mast --
The circus (1928) / Alexander Bakshy --
City lights and Modern times : skirmishes with romance, pathos, and social significance / Donald W. McCaffrey --
The great dictator (1940) / Herman G. Weinberg --
Monsieur Verdoux (1947) / Roger Manvell --
The lineage of Limelight / Walter Kerr.
Series Title: Spectrum book.; Film focus.
Responsibility: Edited by Donald W. McCaffrey.

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