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Romantic Comedy in Hollywood, from Lubitsch to Sturges by James Harvey (1998, Paperback) : James Harvey (Paperback, 1998)

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In 1934 four movies- It Happened One Night, Twentieth Century, The Thin Man, and The Gay Divorcee -ushered in the golden age of the Hollywood romantic ("screwball") comedy. Slangy, playful, and "powerfully, glamorously in love with love," the films that followed were unique in their combination of swank and slapstick. Here are the directors-Lubitsch ( Trouble in Paradise ), Capra ( It Happened One Night ), Hawks ( Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday ), McCarey ( The Awful Truth ), La Cava ( My Man Godfrey, Stage Door ), Sturges ( The Lady Eve, The Palm Beach Story, The Miracle at Morgan's Creek )-and their stars-Carole Lombard, Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Fred Astaire, Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, William Powell, Myrna Loy, among others-all described and analyzed in one comprehensive and delightful volume.

In 1934 four movies-- It Happened One Night, Twentieth Century, The Thin Man, and The Gay Divorcee--ushered in the golden age of the Hollywood romantic ("screwball") comedy. Slangy, playful, and "powerfully, glamorously in love with love," the films that followed were unique in their combination of swank and slapstick. Here are the directors--Lubitsch ( Trouble in Paradise), Capra ( It Happened One Night), Hawks ( Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday), McCarey ( The Awful Truth), La Cava ( My Man Godfrey, Stage Door), Sturges ( The Lady Eve, The Palm Beach Story, The Miracle at Morgan's Creek)--and their stars--Carole Lombard, Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Fred Astaire, Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, William Powell, Myrna Loy, among others--all described and analyzed in one comprehensive and delightful volume.

In 1934 four moviesIt Happened One Night, Twentieth Century, The Thin Man,andThe Gay Divorceeushered in the golden age of the Hollywood romantic ("screwball") comedy. Slangy, playful, and "powerfully, glamorously in love with love," the films that followed were unique in their combination of swank and slapstick. Here are the directorsLubitsch (Trouble in Paradise), Capra (It Happened One Night), Hawks (Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday), McCarey (The Awful Truth), La Cava (My Man Godfrey, Stage Door), Sturges (The Lady Eve, The Palm Beach Story, The Miracle at Morgan's Creek)and their starsCarole Lombard, Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Fred Astaire, Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, William Powell, Myrna Loy, among othersall described and analyzed in one comprehensive and delightful volume.


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ISBN-100306808323
ISBN-139780306808326

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AuthorJames Harvey
Number Of Pages734 pages
Edition DescriptionReprint
FormatPaperback
Publication Date1998-03-22
LanguageEnglish
PublisherDa Capo Press, Incorporated

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IllustratedYes

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Weight32.5 Oz
Height0.7 In.
Width6 In.
Length9 In.

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LCCN97-041564
LC Classification NumberPN1995.9.C55.H371998
Dewey Decimal791.43/617
Dewey Edition21

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