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The fun factory : the Keystone Film Company and the emergence of mass culture

Rob King 1975-

c2009

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  • Title:
    The fun factory : the Keystone Film Company and the emergence of mass culture
  • Author: Rob King 1975-
  • Description: "The Fun Factory": Class, Comedy, and Popular Culture, 1912-1914 -- "Funny Germans" and "Funny Drunks": Clowns, Class, and Ethnicity at Keystone, 1913-1915 -- "The Impossible Attained!" Tillie's Punctured Romance and the Challenge of Feature-Length Slapstick, 1914-1915 -- "Made for the Masses with an Appeal to the Classes": Keystone, the Triangle Film Corporation, and the Failure of Highbrow Film Culture, 1915-1917 -- "Uproarious Inventions": Keystone, Modernity, and the Machine, 1915-1917 -- From "Diving Venus" to "Bathing Beauties": Reification and Feminine Spectacle, 1916-1917.
    "From its founding in 1912, the short-lived Keystone Film Company - home of the frantic, bumbling Kops and Mack Sennett's Bathing Beauties - made an indelible mark on American popular culture wit its high-energy comic-shorts."--Page 4 of cover.
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (xv, 355 p. ) ill..
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-520-25538-0
  • Subjects: Keystone Film Company; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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