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Slapstick Encyclopedia (Videobook)(Madacy)(Silent)

Genres: Silent, Slapstick, Comedy, Classics, Boxed Sets, Image Madacy, Short Film

Cast: Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, Mack Sennett, Oliver Hardy, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Stan Laurel

Director: Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, George Jeske, Hal Roach, Leo McCarey, Roy Clements

Synopsis: Highlighting the Golden Age of screen comedy as it has never been presented before, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SLAPSTICK collects more than fifty silent short comedies with new musical soundtracks. Laurel and Hardy, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, Will Rogers, Ben Turpin and more—from the early innovators, who redesigned the routines of vaudeville with narrative form, to the celebrated masters whose inspired improvisations helped establish the world dominance of American film, SLAPSTICK ENCYCLOPEDIA is your laugh-filled tour of this eternally appealing art.

Films: In the Beginning: Film Comedy Pioneers; Keystone Tonight!: Mack Sennett Comedies; Sennett in the Twenties; Funny Girls: Genders and Their Benders; Keaton, Arbuckle and St. John; Hal Roach's All-Star Comedians; Hal Roach: The Lot of Fun; Chaplin and the Music Hall Tradition; The Race Is On; Tons of Fun: The Anarchic Fringe

Language: Silent

Country of Origin: United States of America

Production Year: 1926

Slapstick Encyclopedia (Videobook)(Madacy)(Silent)

Slapstick Encyclopedia (Videobook)(Madacy)(Silent) - DVD - $19.98

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  • Release Date: Sep 25th, 2012
  • Catalog Number: VB951290
  • UPC: 0628261129096
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1270
  • Color Format: Color/Black & White
  • Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
  • Language: English, Silent
  • 16:9: No
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Closed Captions: No
  • Subtitle:
  • Special Features:
    • Videobook included