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King of Comedy

MacK Sennett

King of Comedy

by MacK Sennett

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9728983M
ISBN 100824057775
ISBN 109780824057770

But, at the end of the day, they're all a buncha hockey pucks compared to the king himself - "Mr. Warmth" Don Rickles. Don Rickles was the King of Comedy long before I was born and, at 90 years old, remains the king today. Even as a child, the first time I saw him perform on TV, I knew instantly that "THIS is comedy.". King of comedy. [Mack Sennett; Cameron Shipp] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

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Buy King of Comedy by Mack Sennett, Cameron Shipp online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.   Buy a cheap copy of King of Comedy: The Life and Art of book by Shawn Levy. Americans had never seen a grown man behave this way before, notes Shawn Levy. From Lewis upbringing as the son of a struggling show biz dad, to his heyday as Free shipping over $/5(6).


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King of Comedy: The Life and Art of Jerry Lewis Paperback – September 1, by Shawn Levy (Author)4/4(25). King of Comedy: The Life and Art of Jerry Lewis.

A portrait of one of America's most influential comedians analyzes the complex, sometimes disturbing world of Jerry Lewis, from his rise to fame and King of Comedy book philanthropic work to the dark side of his career and personal life.4/5. King of Comedy: The Life and Art of Jerry Lewis Hardcover – September 1, by Shawn Levy (Author)4/4(25).

Based on interviews with Mr. Sennett and persons associated with the master comedian, King of Comedy begins with Sennett’s King of Comedy book on Janu in a province of Quebec.

The story invites the reader to follow Sennett through his childhood, his many entertainment experiences, his personal life highlighted by his relationship with Mabel Normand, his creation of masterpieces such /5(7).

King of Comedy isn't nearly as polished and accessible as Kung Fu Hustle or Shaolin Soccer, but it's still funny and endearing. It's currently available on Netflix if you wish to watch before purchasing/5(9). In King of Comedy, Shawn Levy gives us Lewis's life behind the scenes.

The story is fascinating, using witty prose and germane interviews to chronicle Lewis's rise to stardom, his partnership with Dean Martin, as well as his relationships with family, friends and foes/5(35). King of Comedy: The Life and Art Of Jerry Lewis and millions of other books are available for instant access.

view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook Share/5(35). King of Comedy, 1st published inis the autobiography of writer/actor/director-producer/movie theater owner, Mack Sennett. The 1st half is how he got started, which is very good reading.

The 2nd half dwells too much on Mabel Normand and basically ends as the sound era begins. It really should have been 2 books instead/5. From Jerry Lewis's subtle, deeply personal performance, to Robert DeNiro's amazing interpretation of a neurotic nerbish whose fantasy world collides with reality on late night talk TV, "The King of Comedy" is a true original that guts the glamour from showbiz and finds it cold and empty inside/10(K).

King of Comedy: The Life and Art Of Jerry Lewis | Shawn Levy | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. King of Comedy (Chinese: 喜劇之王) is a Hong Kong comedy film directed by Lee Lik-chi and Stephen Chow. The New King of Comedy, a remake set in mainland China, was released in Unlike Chow's typical mo lei tau films, King of Comedy is verges on comedy-drama, describing the trials and tribulation an aspiring actor experiences on his way to by: Raymond Wong, Daisuke Hinata, Jonathan Platt.

Shawn Levy's fascinating biography King of Comedy - the product of vast research and interviews with contemporaries, admirers, foes, and even, briefly, Lewis himself - traces the story of a man who defines High American Show Biz.

At points along the time line of his career, Lewis has been the highest-paid performer in history in film, on television, and (in !) on Broadway. 30th anniversary bluray. English and Spanish subtitles, Making of featurette, discussion with DeNiro, Scorcesse and Lewis.

Looks and sounds fantastic. The King of Comedy, a film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro as a deranged autograph /5(). Shawn Levy's fascinating biography King of Comedy - the product of vast research and interviews with contemporaries, admirers, foes, and even, briefly, Lewis himself - traces the story of a man who defines High American Show : St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. King of comedy: the life and art of Jerry Lewis User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. You don't have to be French to enjoy this exhaustive and exhausting study of one of the great icons of American comedy.

It's exhaustive because Levy, a former senior editor at 5/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of The King of Comedy book. A desperate would-be comic hounds a late-night talk-show host for a break. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Free shipping over $   Directed by Spike Lee. With Steve Harvey, D.L.

Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac. A concert film featuring four major African American stand up comedians/10(K).

From Sennett's birth on Janu in a province of Quebec, through his childhood and many entertainment experiences, into his personal life (highlighted by his relationship with Mabel Normand) this book delves into Mack Sennett's life, his creation of masterpieces such as Keystone Cops, and his discoveries of unforgettable entertainers like Charlie Chaplin.

Put your mitts together for this ``sock'' biography of one of the last of the great entertainers. Few entertainers have inspired such irrational excesses of bile and adoration as actor, director, occasional songster, and Muscular Dystrophy Association pitchman Jerry Lewis.

On one hand, he is reviled as a crude, mean-spirited, one-trick putz. Yet in Europe he is feted as a misunderstood comic. Directed by Stephen Chow, Lik-Chi Lee. With Stephen Chow, Karen Mok, Cecilia Cheung, Man-Tat Ng. A bar girl hires a struggling actor to give her acting lessons so that she can feign a greater interest in her customers.

The longer they work together, the more they find they have in common/10(6K). Books The king of comedy InPeter O'Toole's Macbeth had audiences rolling in the aisles. Behind the scenes, Timothy West looked on aghast, as he recalls in his new memoir.The King of Comedy Still Reigns Published by User, 18 years ago In "King of Comedy", Mack Sennett gives an honest critique of how he came to be one of the greats of early cinema comedy with the creation of the Keystone Kops and the discovery of greats such as Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Mabel Normand/5(2).Martin Scorsese's "The King of Comedy" is one of the most arid, painful, wounded movies I've ever seen.

It's hard to believe Scorsese made it; instead of the big-city life, the violence and sexuality of his movies like "Taxi Driver" and "Mean Streets," what we have here is an agonizing portrait of lonely, angry people with their emotions all tightly bottled up.