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Title The many faces of movie comedy / a production of iCommunication Center for Media Design, Department of Communications, Ball State University ; created by Mike Gerhard and Tim Pollard ; presented by Wes D. Gehring
Published [Muncie, Ind.] : Ball State University, [2003]


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 MELB  791.43617 Bal/Mfo  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (102 mon.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Contents Why study movie comedy (2:32) -- Dark comedy (13:37 -- Populism (16:06) --Personality comedy (15:08) -- Parody (17:34) -- Romantic comedy (17:36) -- Screwball comedy (20:49)
Summary This DVD takes a closer look at the six basic types of film comedy. It explains the basic elements of each comedy and highlights pivotal actors and directors who impacted the development of each style. The DVD includes clips from 14 classic Hollywood films, 30 movie stills, and six-part filmography
Notes Title from disc label
Subject Comedy films -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Parody films.
Screwball comedy films.
Video recordings.
Author Gehring, Wes D.
Gerhard, Mike
Pollard, Tim
Ball State University.
ICommunication Center for Media Design