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Title Historical comedy on screen : subverting history with humour / edited by Hannu Salmi.
Imprint Bristol : Intellect Books, 2010.

Subject Historical films -- History and criticism.
Comedy films -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Salmi, Hannu.
Description 1 online resource (205 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch. 1 Introduction : the mad history of the world / Hannu Salmi -- ch. 2 Buster Keaton's comedies of Southern history : Our hospitality and The general / Susan E. Linville -- ch. 3 Comedians and romance : history and humour in Kalabalik / David Ludvigsson -- ch. 4 From ideal husbands to berserk gargoyles : a survey of period comedies representing the British past in the 1950s and 1960s / Harri Kilpi -- ch. 5 Forms of history in Woody Allen / Maurice Yacowar -- ch. 6 No laughing matter? : comedy and the Spanish Civil War in cinema / David Archibald -- ch. 7 A killer joke? : World War II in post-war British television and film comedy / Rami Mähkä -- ch. 8 'Holocaust-nostalgia', humour and irony : the case of Pizza in Auschwitz / Hagai Dagan-- ch. 9 Comedy and counter-history / Marcia Landy.
ISBN 9781841505220 (electronic bk.)
1841505226 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613162809
OCLC # 860603715
Additional Format Print version: 9781841503677

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