Silent Comedy review Æ 3

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Silent Comedy review Æ 3 Î [Download] ➵ Silent Comedy By Paul Merton – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk On the surface it may seem slightly surprising that a master of verbal humor should also be a devotee of silent comedy but Paul Merton is completely passionate about the early days of Hollywood comedy On the surface it may seem slightly surprising thaAbundance in his new book Starting with the very earliest pioneering short films he traces the evolution of silent comedy through the s and considers the works of the genre's greatest exponents Buster Keaton Charlie Chaplin Laurel and Hardy and Harold Lloyd showing not only how each developed in the course of their career but also. I enjoyed it but I think that silent film buffs would already know most of the information in the book

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On the surface it may seem slightly surprising that a master of verbal humor should also be a devotee of silent comedy but Paul Merton is completely passionate about the early days of Hollywood comedy and the comic geniuses who dominated it His knowledge is awesome his enthusiasm is infectious and these ualities are to be found in. Wordsmith comedian Paul Merton's really interesting book on silent comedy focussing on Charlie Chaplin Stan Laurel Oliver Hardy Harold Lloyd Buster Keaton and 'Fatty' Arbuckle from the dawn of movie making to the coming of the 'Talkies' More a celebration of their careers and looking mostly at their body of work and only glossing over their major scandals 6 out of 12

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Silent ComedyThe extent to which they influenced each other At the same time Paul brings a comedian's insight to bear on the art of making people laugh and explores just how the great comic ideas routines gags and prat falls worked and evolved His first book for  years this richly illustrated history of silent comedy is destined to be a classi. Loved it Unlike a lot of stuff about silent comedy it didn't just focus on Chaplin Even covered Harold Lloyd my favourite Lots of interesting anecdotes It made me realise just how cutting edge this stuff was at the time A very good read