7 edition of Currents of comedy on the American screen found in the catalog.
Currents of comedy on the American screen
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||PN1995.9.C55 L24 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009012371|
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Film and television comedy offer more than mere entertainment. Since the birth of motion pictures, comedies have reflected and reinforced American societal trends. This book analyzes the evolution of film and television comedy from the s through the present, defining five distinct periods and discussing the dominant comedic trends of each.1/5(1).
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This book analyzes the evolution of film and television comedy from the s through the present, defining five distinct periods and discussing the dominant comedic trends of each. Currents of Comedy on the American Screen How Film and Television Deliver Different Laughs for Changing Times by Nicholas Laham.
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Since Screwball Comedies occupied a farcical world where madness could ensue, aiming at the rich characters’ wealth and power for criticism and ridicule certainly enhanced American movie-goers living vicariously through these films.
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