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Publisher Comments:

From their abandoned projects to how the brothers dealt with potential competitors, such as Buster Keaton, a wealth of information on lives and careers of all the brothers is organized in this A-to-Z reference. Glenn Mitchell's latest findings are included as he continues to research the unique careers of Chico, Harpo, Groucho, Zeppo, Gummo—and Manfred. Vaudeville, Broadway, and the classic films, including Cocoanuts, Duck Soup, and A Night at the Opera, are all covered in engrossing detail, as are the brothers' subsequent careers in solo films, on stage, and in radio and television.

Synopsis:

From their abandoned projects to how the brothers dealt with potential competitors, such as Buster Keaton, a wealth of information on lives and careers of all the brothers is organized in this A-to-Z reference. Glenn Mitchell's latest findings are included as he continues to research the unique careers of Chico, Harpo, Groucho, Zeppo, Gummo--and Manfred. Vaudeville, Broadway, and the classic films, including "Cocoanuts," "Duck Soup," and "A Night at the Opera,"" "are all covered in engrossing detail, as are the brothers' subsequent careers in solo films, on stage, and in radio and television.

About the Author

Glenn Mitchell is the author of The A–Z of Silent Film Comedy and The Laurel and Hardy Encyclopedia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781905287819
Publisher:
Reynolds & Hearn
Subject:
Film - Reference
Foreword by:
Maltin, Leonard
Foreword:
Maltin, Leonard
Author:
Maltin, Leonard
Author:
Mitchell, Glenn
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090501
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.5 in 1.73 lb

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"Synopsis" by , From their abandoned projects to how the brothers dealt with potential competitors, such as Buster Keaton, a wealth of information on lives and careers of all the brothers is organized in this A-to-Z reference. Glenn Mitchell's latest findings are included as he continues to research the unique careers of Chico, Harpo, Groucho, Zeppo, Gummo--and Manfred. Vaudeville, Broadway, and the classic films, including "Cocoanuts," "Duck Soup," and "A Night at the Opera,"" "are all covered in engrossing detail, as are the brothers' subsequent careers in solo films, on stage, and in radio and television.
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