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The Charley Chase talkies, 1929-1940

Author: James L Neibaur
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Charley Chase Talkies: 1929-1940, James L. Neibaur examines, film-by-film, the comedian's 79 short subjects at Roach and Columbia studios. The first book to examine any portion of Chase's filmography, this volume discusses the various methods Chase employed in his earliest sound films, his variations on common themes, his use of music, and the modification of his character as he reached the age of 40. Neibaur  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Neibaur, James L., 1958-
Charley Chase talkies, 1929-1940
(DLC) 2013017533
(OCoLC)843079286
Named Person: Charley Chase; Charley Chase
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James L Neibaur
ISBN: 9780810891623 081089162X
OCLC Number: 858282033
Awards: Winner of Huffington Post Best Film Books of 2013.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: James L. Neibaur.

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In The Charley Chase Talkies: 1929-1940, James L. Neibaur examines, film-by-film, the comedian's 79 short subjects at Roach and Columbia studios. The first book to examine any portion of Chase's filmography, this volume discusses the various methods Chase employed in his earliest sound films, his variations on common themes, his use of music, and the modification of his character as he reached the age of 40. Neibaur also acknowledges the handful of feature film appearances Chase made during this period.

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The bulk of The Charley Chase Talkies is made up of a film by film examination of the sound shorts produced by Chase. Each movie is given its due, with an informative who-what-when section and a Read more...

 
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