High Comedy in American Movies

High Comedy in American Movies

Class and Humor From the 1920s to the Present

Book - 2005
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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 comedys 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.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2005
ISBN: 0742526348 (pbk. : alk. paper)
074252633X (cloth : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 791.43617 VIN
Characteristics: x, 209 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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