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The Resource Comedy is a man in trouble : slapstick in American movies, Alan Dale

Comedy is a man in trouble : slapstick in American movies, Alan Dale

Label
Comedy is a man in trouble : slapstick in American movies
Title
Comedy is a man in trouble
Title remainder
slapstick in American movies
Statement of responsibility
Alan Dale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Comedy Is a Man in Trouble presents a lively, accessible, and lavishly illustrated look at a form of comedy that has been expanded and refashioned in film by everyone from W.C. Fields and Marion Davies to Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. Here is not only an amusing look at film comedy history, but an insight into the human condition and what causes us to laugh
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dale, Alan S.
Dewey number
  • 791.43/617
  • 791.43617
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
D35 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comedy films
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Comedy films
  • Motion pictures
  • United States
  • Filmkomödie
  • Geschichte
  • Slapstick
  • USA
  • Familienserie
  • Film
  • USA
Label
Comedy is a man in trouble : slapstick in American movies, Alan Dale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Comedy Is a Man in Trouble; 2. Chaplin as Proteus, Low-Down and High Up; 3. Junior: Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton; 4. Girl Heroes; 5. The Marx Brothers: The Buoyant Refuse of Our Teeming Shore; 6. Preston Sturges: Girl in a Jam, Boy in a Jam; 7. Jerry Lewis: The Once and Future King of Comedy; Coda; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
191948698
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816691975
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbnr0p
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191948698
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Comedy is a man in trouble : slapstick in American movies, Alan Dale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Comedy Is a Man in Trouble; 2. Chaplin as Proteus, Low-Down and High Up; 3. Junior: Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton; 4. Girl Heroes; 5. The Marx Brothers: The Buoyant Refuse of Our Teeming Shore; 6. Preston Sturges: Girl in a Jam, Boy in a Jam; 7. Jerry Lewis: The Once and Future King of Comedy; Coda; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
191948698
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816691975
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbnr0p
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191948698
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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