High Comedy in American Movies : Class and Humor from the 1920s to the Present, Paperback / softback Book

High Comedy in American Movies : Class and Humor from the 1920s to the Present Paperback / softback

Part of the Genre and Beyond: A Film Studies Series series

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High Comedy in American Movies explores the 'comedy of manners' film throughout the twentieth century, from the advent of movie sound to recent films, and shows how class comedy's inside view of the aristocratic lifestyle has been influenced by the culture and times in which the movies are produced.

Easily accessible, this book makes an engaging supplement to courses in American film, film genre, and film studies.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9780742526341

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