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Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy, Saul Austerlitz

Label
Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy
Title
Another fine mess
Title remainder
a history of American film comedy
Statement of responsibility
Saul Austerlitz
Title variation
History of American film comedy
Creator
Subject
Genre
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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Cataloging source
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Austerlitz, Saul
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
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  • Comedy films
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Comedy films
  • United States
Label
Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy, Saul Austerlitz
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-483) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
670429636
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 512 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569767610
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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d30c4981-f0b1-42a0-afd9-04fb83287fcf
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)670429636
Label
Another fine mess : a history of American film comedy, Saul Austerlitz
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-483) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
670429636
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 512 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569767610
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d30c4981-f0b1-42a0-afd9-04fb83287fcf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)670429636

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