American Silent Film Comedies: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Persons, Studios and Terminology

American Silent Film Comedies: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Persons, Studios and Terminology

By: Blair Miller (author)Paperback

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Many movie genres developed during the silent era, but none was as lasting as comedies. Actors and actresses stood in front of crude, hand-cranked cameras and invented a style that made people laugh and forget their troubles.This is a comprehensive reference work to the people, studios, technical companies and terms associated with silent film comedy. For people, there is a capsule biography, with birth and death rates and a summary of their contribution to the genre. For studios and companies, there is a brief history, focusing on their work in silent film comedy. For terms, a full definition is given.

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About Author

Blair Miller is a resident of Fairport, New York.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780786438839
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 292
  • ID: 9780786438839
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0786438835

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