The Silent Clowns

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1975 - Comedy films - 372 pages
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'A lavishly illustrated, affectionate treatment by one of the finest critics of our time...Kerr is more than a brilliant master of verbal description; he is a penetrating, lucid theorist. This book is as much about comedy as about movies, about eyes and ears and how and why we laugh.'-Thomas Wills, Chicago Tribune Book World

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Review: The Silent Clowns

User Review  - Chuck LoPresti - Goodreads

Start here if you're interested in the study of early comedy. Kerr writes with passion and skill. Some 380 pages - but due to the huge size of the book - it would be more like 600 pages in a typical ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Teresi - Goodreads

A masterful book on the infancy of comedic cinema! A MUST for any Chaplin/Keaton fan. Read full review

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