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Title Classical Hollywood comedy / edited by Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins.

Imprint New York : Routledge, c1995.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.4361 CLA    Available
Description viii, 430 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series AFI film readers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Golden eras and blind spots / Henry Jenkins and Kristine Brunovska Karnick -- A spanner in the works? / Frank Krutnik -- Comedy, melodrama, and gender / Kathleen Rowe -- Funny stories / Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins -- Crazy machines in the garden of forking paths : mischief gags and the origins of American film comedy / Tom Gunning -- Pie and chase : gag, spectacle and narrative in slapstick comedy / Donald Crafton -- Responses to "pie and chase" / Tom Gunning -- Commitment and reaffirmation in Hollywood romantic comedy / Kristine Brunovska Karnick -- Acting funny / Henry Jenkins and Kristine Brunovska Karnick -- The Keystone Film Company / Doug Riblet -- The making of a comic star : Buster Keaton and The saphead (1920) / Peter Kramer -- Goin' to town and beyond : Mae West, film censorship and the comedy of unmarriage / Ramona Curry -- The laughing stock of the city : male dread, performance anxiety and Unfaithfully yours / Henry Jenkins -- Comedy and the social world / Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins -- Divorce, DeMille, and the comedy of remarriage / Charles Musser -- Romantic love and friendship : the redefinition of gender relations in screwball comedy / Tina Olsin Lent -- Queerness, comedy, and The women / Alex Doty.
Subject Comedy films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Love in motion pictures.
Added Author Karnick, Kristine Brunovska, 1958-
Jenkins, Henry, 1958-
ISBN 0415906393
0415906407 (pbk.)

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