The Columbia Comedy Shorts Two-reel Hollywood Film Comedies, 1933-58

by Ted Okuda, Edward Watz

Part of the McFarland classics Series

The Columbia Comedy Shorts Two-reel Hollywood Film Comedies, 1933-58 Synopsis

Columbia produced over 500 two-reel shorts from 1933 through 1958, with Hollywood's finest comics (the Three Stooges, Andy Clyde, Buster Keaton, Harry Langdon, Charley Chase, others). Fully illustrated with never-before-published photographs, the book chronicles the history of all, including interviews with the veterans. The filmography covers all of the 526 two-reelers: credits, date, synopsis.

The Columbia Comedy Shorts Two-reel Hollywood Film Comedies, 1933-58 Press Reviews

recommended --Choice; well organized...lively and entertaining...most informative --ARBA; valuable...fantastic nuggets of information --PlanNineCrunch; way overdue.... Superb research is evident throughout...the rare stills reproduced here are just another reason for fans of Golden Age comedy to hunt the book down now --Film Review.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780786405770
Publication date: 30th October 1998
Author: Ted Okuda, Edward Watz
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Films, cinema,

About Ted Okuda, Edward Watz

Ted Okuda is a Chicago-based film historian whose articles have appeared in such publications as Nostalgia Digest, Filmfax, and Classic Images. Edward Watz, of Morganville, New Jersey, has written a number of film magazine articles. He is the coauthor of a book on Columbia's comedy shorts.

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