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Bilton, Alan

Silent Film Comedy and American Culture

Bilton, Alan - Silent Film Comedy and American Culture, ebook

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Table of contents

1. A Brief Chronology of Silent Film Comedy
Alan Bilton

2. Introducing American Silent Film Comedy: Clowns, Conformity, Consumerism
Alan Bilton

3. A Convention of Crazy Bugs: Mack Sennett and the US’s Immigrant Unconscious
Alan Bilton

4. Accelerated Bodies and Jumping Jacks: Automata, Mannequins and Toys in the Films of Charlie Chaplin
Alan Bilton

5. Nobody Loves a Fat Man: Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle and Conspicuous Consumption in the US of the 1920s
Alan Bilton

6. Dizzy Doras and Big-Eyed Beauties: Mabel Normand and the Notion of the Female Clown
Alan Bilton

7. Consumerism and Its Discontents: Harold Lloyd and the Anxieties of Capitalism
Alan Bilton

8. Buster Keaton and the American South: The First Things and the Last
Alan Bilton

9. The Shell-Shocked Silents: Langdon, Repetition-Compulsion and the First World War
Alan Bilton

10. Conclusion
Alan Bilton

Keywords: Social Sciences, Cultural Studies, Film and Television Studies, Film History, Performing Arts, American Culture, Regional and Cultural Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
252 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137020253
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-43747-4

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