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Military comedy films

Hal Erickson

Military comedy films

a critical survey and filmography of Hollywood releases since 1918

by Hal Erickson

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Published by McFarland & Co., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War films,
  • History and criticism,
  • Comedy films

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHal Erickson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 E75 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25367580M
    ISBN 109780786462902
    LC Control Number2012025244

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Beginning with Charlie Chaplin's Shoulder Arms, released in America near the end of World War I, the military comedy film has been one of Hollywood's most durable genres.

This generously illustrated history examines over Army, Navy and Marine-related comedies produced between andincluding the abundance of laughspinners released 5/5(1). Military Comedy Films: A Critical Survey and Filmography of Hollywood Releases Since - Kindle edition by Erickson, Hal.

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This generously illustrated history examines over Army, Navy and Marine-related comedies produced between andincluding the abundance of laughspinners released during World War II in the wake of Abbott and. About the Book Beginning with Charlie Chaplin’s Shoulder Arms, released in America near the end of World War I, the military comedy film has been one of Hollywood’s most durable genres.

Although not particularly popular in recent years, military comedies were once a mainstay of movies and television, and in this book media historian and critic Erickson gives us a comprehensive and entertaining look at the genre.

Erickson opens with a concise historical introduction, discussing what. While Erickson’s main concern in American military comedies, some foreign, mostly British, films released in the US also are included.

This, plus many humorous insights, anecdotes and trivia, make Military Comedy Films an essential work for those interested in film, civil-military relations, and war propaganda, and is an amusing read for.

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