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Title Classical Hollywood comedy / edited by Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins
Published New York : Routledge, 1995


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Description viii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series AFI film readers
AFI film readers.
Contents Introduction: Golden Eras and Blind Spots - Genre, History and Comedy / Henry Jenkins and Kristine Brunovska Karnick -- 1. A Spanner in the Works? Genre, Narrative and the Hollywood Comedian / Frank Krutnik -- 2. Comedy, Melodrama and Gender: Theorizing the Genres of Laughter / Kathleen Rowe -- 3. Introduction: Funny Stories / Kristine Brunovska Karnick and Henry Jenkins -- 4. Crazy Machines in the Garden of Forking Paths: Mischief Gags and the Origins of American Film Comedy / Tom Gunning -- 5. Pie and Chase: Gag, Spectacle and Narrative in Slapstick Comedy / Donald Crafton -- 6. Response to "Pie and Chase" / Tom Gunning -- 7. Commitment and Reaffirmation in Hollywood Romantic Comedy / Kristine Brunovska Karnick -- 8. Introduction: Acting Funny
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Comedy films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Love in motion pictures.
Author Jenkins, Henry, 1958-
Karnick, Kristine Brunovska, 1958-
LC no. 94003859
ISBN 0415906393
0415906407 (paperback)