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Author Havig, Alan R., 1940-

Title Fred Allen's radio comedy / Alan Havig
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 287 pages)
Series American civilization
American civilization.
Contents Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: An Introduction; Chapter 2: The World of a Smalltimer, 1894-1932; Chapter 3: The Fred Allen Shows, 1933-1949; Chapter 4: Creating Radio Comedy; Chapter 5: Fred Allen and Radio Censorship; Chapter 6: Fred Allen's Comedy of Language; Chapter 7: Fred Allen, Satirist; Chapter 8: Allen's Alley, 1942-1949; Chapter 9: An Epilogue; Notes; Index
Summary Tracing a career that lasted from 1912 into the 1950s, Havig describes the "verbal slapstick" style that was Fred Allen's hallmark and legacy to American comedy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-272) and index
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Subject Allen, Fred, 1894-1956.
Comedians -- United States -- Biography.
Radio programs -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0877227136 (alk. paper)
1439905606 electronic bk
9780877227137 (alk. paper)
9781439905609 electronic bk