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The World of Comedy: Five Takes on Funny Wes D. Gehring

The World of Comedy: Five Takes on Funny

Wes D. Gehring

Published August 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780964560673
Paperback
204 pages
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The World of Comedy: Five Takes on Funny is the perfect guide and handbook for the student of film comedy. This book contains five chapters full of photos, examples, and analysis of five genres of comedy: personality comedian (the clown), darkMoreThe World of Comedy: Five Takes on Funny is the perfect guide and handbook for the student of film comedy. This book contains five chapters full of photos, examples, and analysis of five genres of comedy: personality comedian (the clown), dark comedy, populism, screwball comedy and parody. From Charlie Chaplin to Eddie Murphy, Wes Gehring identifies why nothing says funny faster than the film vehicle built around a specific entertainers comedy persona.