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Comedy is a man in trouble : slapstick in American movies

Author: Alan S Dale
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Comedy Is a Man in Trouble traces the legacy of physical humor from the performances of vaudeville actors and circus clowns to its ongoing popularity in the films of Jim Carrey and the Farrelly brothers."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dale, Alan S., 1960-
Comedy is a man in trouble.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606422600
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan S Dale
ISBN: 0816636575 9780816636570 0816636583 9780816636587
OCLC Number: 43913059
Description: xiv, 270 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Comedy is a man in trouble --
Chaplin as Proteus, low-down and high up --
Junior: Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton --
Girl heroes --
The Marx brothers: the buoyant refuse of our teeming shore --
Preston Sturges: girl in a jam, boy in a jam --
Jerry Lewis: the once and future king of comedy.
Responsibility: Alan Dale.
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"Comedy Is a Man in Trouble traces the legacy of physical humor from the performances of vaudeville actors and circus clowns to its ongoing popularity in the films of Jim Carrey and the Farrelly brothers."--Jacket.

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