Monday, October 4, 2010

Kevin Brownlow & David Gill - Hollywood: A Celebration of the American Silent Film - 08 - Comedy is a Serious Business (1980)

Description: Four great comedians of early silent comedy, Harry Langdon, Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, and Charlie Chaplin. Among those interviewed are Hal Roach, director Frank Capra, and editor William Hornbeck.
Hollywood learned very early how to make people laugh. Comedy was king, and battling for the throne were stars like Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, Harry Langdon and Charlie Chaplin. In a purely visual medium, their comedy was a work of genius. Interviews include Hal Roach, Sr., Jackie Coogan, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd

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