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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Comedy films -- United States -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Frank Krutnik.
      SeriesIn focus--Routledge film readers
      ContributionsKrutnik, Frank, 1956-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C55 H65 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3556269M
      ISBN 100415235510
      LC Control Number2002013360

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Hollywood Comedians, The Film Reader brings together key writings on one of the most consistently popular genres of Hollywood cinema. Despite the cult reputations enjoyed by star performers such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, the Marx Brothers and Woody Allen, comedians and the contexts within which they worked have not always received their due in scholarly discussions of cinema : Paperback.

Hollywood Comedians, The Film Reader seeks to fill this gap, combining distinguished work on comedian comedy produced since the early s together with more recent material that explores the genre's contemporary revival/5(3).

Hollywood Comedians, The Film Reader brings together key writings on one of the most consistently popular genres of Hollywood cinema.

Despite the cult reputations enjoyed by star performers such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, the Marx Brothers and Woody Allen, comedians and the contexts within which they worked have not always received their due in scholarly discussions of cinema culture.

Hollywood Comedians, The Film Reader brings together key writings on one of the most consistently popular genres of Hollywood cinema. Despite the cult reputations enjoyed by star performers such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, the Marx Brothers and Woody Allen, comedians and the contexts within which they worked have not always received their due in scholarly discussions of /5(3).

Hollywood Comedians, The Film Reader by Frank Krutnik,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). Hollywood comedians, the film reader. [Frank Krutnik;] -- This text examines a range of comedians and contexts from the silent era to the s. Contributors address key debates on performance and genre, and discuss issues of gender and the body, ethnicity.

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