The Resource Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy, Saul Austerlitz, (electronic resource)

Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy, Saul Austerlitz, (electronic resource)

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Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy
Title
Another fine mess
Title remainder
a history of American film comedy
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Saul Austerlitz
Title variation
History of American film comedy
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Language
eng
Summary
Charlie Chaplin. Buster Keaton. The Marx Brothers. Billy Wilder. Woody Allen. The Coen brothers. Where would the American film be without them? Yet the cinematic genre these artists represent--comedy--has perennially received short shrift from critics, film buffs, and the Academy Awards. Saul Austerlitz's "Another Fine Mess" is an attempt to right that wrong. Running the gamut of film history from "City Lights" to "Knocked Up," "Another Fine Mess" retells the story of American film from the perspective of its unwanted stepbrother--the comedy. In 30 long
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N$T
Dewey number
791.43/6170973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
A97 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy, Saul Austerlitz, (electronic resource)
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Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy, Saul Austerlitz, (electronic resource)
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"An A Cappella book."
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 481-483) and index
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mixed
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. CHARLIE CHAPLIN: The Most Famous Man on Earth; 2 BUSTER KEATON: The Camera Man; 3. HAROLD LLOYD: The Striver; 4. LAUREL & HARDY: Straight Man and Little Boy; 5. THE MARX BROTHERS: Brothers of Anarchy; 6. W.C. FIELDS: The Juggler; 7. MAE WEST: "It's All Been Done Before, but Not the Way I Do It"; 8. ERNST LUBITSCH: The Touch; 9. PRESTON STURGES: The Cockeyed Caravan; 10. CARY GRANT: The Picture of Archie Leach; 11. KATHARINE HEPBURN: Spencer's Rib; 12. BILLY WILDER: "Nobody's Perfect!"; 13. MARILYN MONROE: Funny Blonde
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1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 512 p.)
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online
Isbn
9781569767610
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(electronic bk.)
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ill.
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