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The silent clowns, by Walter Kerr

Label
The silent clowns
Title
The silent clowns
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Kerr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A retrospective analysis of the work of such stars as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, and Laurel and Hardy
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1913-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kerr, Walter
Dewey number
791.43/0909/17
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.C55
  • Q791.43 K
LC item number
K4 1975
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comedy films
  • Silent films
  • Comedy films
  • Silent films
Label
The silent clowns, by Walter Kerr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The silent camera. The Pickford paradox and the choice of silence ; The unique experience ; The fact in the fantasy ; The fantasy in the fact ; Fantasy intensified: music and the dancing image ; Serious film: the disadvantages of silence -- Comedy reborn. Comedy in search of its freedom ; Sennett: The insensitive master carpenter ; Chaplin: an outline becomes a character ; Chaplin: playfulness unleashed ; Harold Lloyd: hard work ; The Roach lot: a bit more method in the madness ; An inquisitive Keaton and a generous Arbuckle ; The Keaton "no" ; Keaton: exploring the gap between life and lens ; The Keaton curve: a study in cooperation ; Some imperfect tools -- The struggle toward maturity. The risks of length and complexity: Chaplin takes the plunge ; The Chaplin breakthrough: Making seriousness funny ; Chaplin betweixt and between ; Lloyd: the virtuous filmmaking of the virtuous American ; Lloyd: architect of sympathy ; The Keaton quiet ; Keaton as film ; Keaton: the girl and the grave ; Two epics ; Who was Harry Langdon ; Langdon: creating an amibiguity ; Langdon: the ambiguity dissolves ; The demiclowns ; The unexpected Raymond Griffith ; Missing film -- The twilight dance. Laurel and Hardy: the first turnaround ; Laurel and Hardy: the saving turnaround ; The transition, after and just before: a self-conscious Chaplin ; Chaplin confronts himself ; The end without an ending: Chaplin defines the road
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780394469072
Lccn
75008231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2645679
  • (OCoLC)01502220
  • (OCoLC)ocm01502220
  • 73754
  • 2645679
Label
The silent clowns, by Walter Kerr
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The silent camera. The Pickford paradox and the choice of silence ; The unique experience ; The fact in the fantasy ; The fantasy in the fact ; Fantasy intensified: music and the dancing image ; Serious film: the disadvantages of silence -- Comedy reborn. Comedy in search of its freedom ; Sennett: The insensitive master carpenter ; Chaplin: an outline becomes a character ; Chaplin: playfulness unleashed ; Harold Lloyd: hard work ; The Roach lot: a bit more method in the madness ; An inquisitive Keaton and a generous Arbuckle ; The Keaton "no" ; Keaton: exploring the gap between life and lens ; The Keaton curve: a study in cooperation ; Some imperfect tools -- The struggle toward maturity. The risks of length and complexity: Chaplin takes the plunge ; The Chaplin breakthrough: Making seriousness funny ; Chaplin betweixt and between ; Lloyd: the virtuous filmmaking of the virtuous American ; Lloyd: architect of sympathy ; The Keaton quiet ; Keaton as film ; Keaton: the girl and the grave ; Two epics ; Who was Harry Langdon ; Langdon: creating an amibiguity ; Langdon: the ambiguity dissolves ; The demiclowns ; The unexpected Raymond Griffith ; Missing film -- The twilight dance. Laurel and Hardy: the first turnaround ; Laurel and Hardy: the saving turnaround ; The transition, after and just before: a self-conscious Chaplin ; Chaplin confronts himself ; The end without an ending: Chaplin defines the road
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780394469072
Lccn
75008231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2645679
  • (OCoLC)01502220
  • (OCoLC)ocm01502220
  • 73754
  • 2645679

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