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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LONDON FILMS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO-Latin-1 LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ...rles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. LONDON FILMS BY W. D. HOWELLS [Illustration: HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT] ... ...he South and West of England, is destined to have printed upon his mental films a succession of meteorological changes quite past computation. Yet i... ...al their color for a dull page, and to give the charm of their tragedy or comedy to a passage which otherwise would not move. I do not blame them, a...

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Comedy film

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...Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. These films are designed to entertain the audience through amusement, and most of... ... work by exaggerating characteristics of real life for humorous effect.[1] Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending (the black comedy bei... ...ffect.[1] Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending (the black comedy being an exception). One of the oldest genres in film, some of the v... ... ending (the black comedy being an exception). One of the oldest genres in film, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick come... ... in film, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick comedy often relies on visual depictions, without requiring sound. Later, w... ...l depictions, without requiring sound. Later, when the sound came in 1927, Comedy films took another swing, due to laughter can now be caused not only... ...tions, without requiring sound. Later, when the sound came in 1927, Comedy films took another swing, due to laughter can now be caused not only by the... ...y by the burlesque situations, but also the dialogues. Comedy, unlike other film genres, puts much more focus on individual stars,... ...id genres 2.1 Action comedy 2.1.1 Comedy ...

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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LONDON FILMS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ...... ... #7130] [Posted: March 14, 2003] LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ...rles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. LONDON FILMS BY W. D. HOWELLS [Illustration: HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT] ... ...he South and West of England, is destined to have printed upon his mental films a succession of meteorological changes quite past computation. Yet i... ...al their color for a dull page, and to give the charm of their tragedy or comedy to a passage which otherwise would not move. I do not blame them, a...

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Ealing Comedy (film)

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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur Benjamin Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FILM MYSTERY Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ...............................................................108 XXVII. THE FILM FIRE.................................................................. .......................................................................134 The Film Mystery i The Film Mystery Arthur B. Reeve This page copyright © 20... ... INVISIBLE MENACE • XXV. ITCHING SALVE • XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE • XXVII. THE FILM FIRE • XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB • XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE • XX... ...e eliminated. We followed the hall into the smaller studio and there found a comedy company at work. Without stopping to watch the players, ghastly un... .... "It was approximately four hundred feet and we used it to fill out a short comedy, a release we had years ago, a reel the first part of which was ed... ...s over in the thick of it. It's worse than Bedlam, and better than a Chaplin comedy." I was compelled to smile, although I knew that this was not unco...

...Table of Contents: The Film Mystery, 1 -- Arthur B. Reeve, 1 -- I. A CAMERA CRIME, 1 -- II. THE TINY SCRATCH, 5 -- III. TANGLED MOTIVES, 9 -- IV. THE FATAL SCRIPT, 12 -- V. AN EMOTIONAL MAZE, 17 -- VI. THE FIRST CLUE, 23 -- VII. ENID FAYE, 28 -- VI...

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The Human Comedy (film)

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...The Human Comedy is a 1943 American drama film directed by Clarence Brown and adapted by Howard Estabrook . It is... ...ovie project, and quickly wrote the novel and published it just before the film was released. It starred Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig, ... ... a night off from training, trying to meet girls and take in a movie. The film is the story of a teenaged Homer Macauley (Rooney) in high school, wor... ...was asked to direct. He was paid off and removed from the project when his film proved to be more than two hours long. Saroyan was not at all happy wi... ...oved to be more than two hours long. Saroyan was not at all happy with the film as completed by Brown, and he wrote his novel from the script he produ...

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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur Benjamin Reeve

...HE FILM MYSTERY by ARTHUR B. REEVE The Film Mystery Arthur B. Reeve Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wid... ...LE MENACE • XXV. ITCHING SALVE • XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE • XXVII. THE FILM FIRE • XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB • XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE •... ...nying Kennedy on this particular case. It was not that the tragic end of a film star whose work I had learned to love was not horrible to me, but rath... ... about catch a train at One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Street." Because the film world had fascinated me always I had made a point of being posted on i... ...ered the very first appearance of Stella Lamar back in the days of General Film, when pictures were either Licensed or Independent, when only two comp... ...liminated. We followed the hall into the smaller studio and there found a comedy company at work. Without stopping to watch the players, ghastly unde... ..."It was approximately four hundred feet and we used it to fill out a short comedy, a release we had years ago, a reel the first part of which was educ... ...over in the thick of it. It's worse than Bedlam, and better than a Chaplin comedy." I was compelled to smile, although I knew that this was not uncom...

...ERLE SHIRLEY OVERACTS · XXII. THE STEM · XXIII. BOTULIN TOXIN · XXIV. THE INVISIBLE MENACE · XXV. ITCHING SALVE · XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE · XXVII. THE FILM FIRE · XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB · XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE · XXX. THE BALLROOM SCENE · XXXI. PHYSOSTIGMIN · XXXII. CAMERA EVIDENCE...

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Screwball comedy film

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...The screwball comedy is a principally American genre of comedy film that became popular during the Great Depression, originating in... ...The screwball comedy is a principally American genre of comedy film that became popular during the Great Depression, originating in the ea... ...rly 1940s. Many secondary characteristics of this genre are similar to the film noir, but it distinguishes itself for being characterized by a female ... ... Later screwball comedies 4 Screwball comedy elements in other genres 5 See also 6... ... History Screwball comedy has proven to be one of the most popular and enduring film genres. I... ... Screwball comedy has proven to be one of the most popular and enduring film genres. It first gained prominence in 1934 with It Happened One Night,... ...,[2] which is often cited as being the first true screwball. Although many film scholars would agree that its classic period had effectively ended by ... ...tand-in for physical, sexual tension.[4] The screwball comedy has close links with the theatrical genre of farce, and some comic p... ...Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Other genres with which screwball comedy is associated include slapstick, situation comedy, romantic comedy a...

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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur B. Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FILM MYSTERY Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ...Book #5270] [Posted: June 23, 2002] THE FILM MYSTERY Produced by Charles Franks and the Online Distribute... ...y Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team THE FILM MYSTERY BY ARTHUR B. REEVE AUTHOR OF "The Soul Scar" "The ... ...LE MENACE XXV. ITCHING SALVE XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE XXVII. THE FILM FIRE XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE ... ...inated. We followed the hall into the smaller studio and there found a comedy company at work. Without stopping to watch the players, ghastly und... ...t was approximately four hundred feet and we used it to fill out a short comedy, a release we had years ago, a reel the first part of which was edu... ...ver in the thick of it. It's worse than Bedlam, and better than a Chaplin comedy." I was compelled to smile, although I knew that this was not un...

...SCENE XXI. MERLE SHIRLEY OVERACTS XXII. THE STEM XXIII. BOTULIN TOXIN XXIV. THE INVISIBLE MENACE XXV. ITCHING SALVE XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE XXVII. THE FILM FIRE XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE XXX. THE BALLROOM SCENE XXXI. PHYSOSTIGMIN XXXII. CAMERA EVIDENCE...

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Romantic comedy film

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...The Seven Year Itch trailer. Romantic comedy films are films with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, centered on ... ...en Year Itch trailer. Romantic comedy films are films with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, centered on romanti... ...-matched lovers are united or reconciled".[3] Romantic comedy films are a certain genre of comedy films as well as of romance film... ...d lovers are united or reconciled".[3] Romantic comedy films are a certain genre of comedy films as well as of romance films, and ... ... Kathryn Grayson in Seven Sweethearts (1942), a musical romantic comedy film The basic plot of a romant... ... Kathryn Grayson in Seven Sweethearts (1942), a musical romantic comedy film The basic plot of a romantic come... ...edy film The basic plot of a romantic comedy is that two characters, usually a man and a woman, meet, part ways d... ...ic friction or awkwardness, they declare their love for each other and the film ends happily. The couple does not, however, have to marry, or live tog... ... to marry, or live together "happily ever after". The ending of a romantic comedy is meant to affirm the primary importance of the love relationship i...

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Ike! Danshi Koukou Engekibu 5: Go! Boys' School Drama Club Film Partners

By: Tetsuo and hara
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Man of the House (2005 crime comedy film)

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...Man of the House is a 2005 American crime comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, written by John J. McLaughlin and Sc... ...Man of the House is a 2005 American crime comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, written by John J. McLaughlin and Scott Lob... ..., Monica Keena, and Kelli Garner) who have witnessed a murder. Much of the film was shot in Austin, Texas on the University of Texas campus. Texas Gov... ...y of Texas campus. Texas Governor Rick Perry has a cameo appearance in the film as himself. The house used in the film was The Star of Texas Inn. Pl... ...sed in the film was The Star of Texas Inn. Plot At the beginning of the film, two Texas Rangers, Roland Sharp (Tommy Lee Jones) and Maggie Swanson ... ...self when Zane instructed him. He and Emma are reunited. At the end of the film, Cortlin is arrested and taken back to court, Sharp and Molly are marr...

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Ike! Danshi Koukou Engekibu 2: Go! Boys' School Drama Club Film Partners

By: Chika Hanazawa
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Comedy

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... Charlie Chaplin Comedy (from the Greek: κωμῳδία, kōmōidía), in the contemporary meaning of ... ...orous or to amuse by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film and stand-up comedy. This sense of the term must be carefully distingu... ...by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film and stand-up comedy. This sense of the term must be carefully distinguished from its aca... ...satisfactory explanation. A later view characterizes the essential agon of comedy as a struggle between a relatively powerless youth and the societal ... ...es laughter.[3] Satire and political satire use ironic comedy to portray persons or social institutions as ridiculous or corrupt, ... ...us alienating their audience from the object of humor. Satire is a type of comedy. Parody subverts popular genres and forms, using certain ironic chan... ... 8.1 Literature 8.2 Film 8.3 Television and radio ... ... Jackie Chan at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival ... ..., more character-driven comedy can transcend genre and exist in both, say, film, television and books. Another form of comedy woul...

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Ike! Danshi Koukou Engekibu 4: Go! Boys' School Drama Club Film Partners

By: Chika Hanazawa
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Comedy music

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... Stylistic origins Comedy Typical instruments ... ... Fusion genres Comedy rock, comedy hip hop Comedy mus... ...s in nature, encompassing a wide variety of music genres. Popular types of comedy music include parody music, novelty songs, comedy rock and comedy hi... ... See also Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album ... ... Comedy ... ... Film ... ... Film ...

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Ike! Danshi Koukou Engekibu 1: Go! Boys' School Drama Club Film Partners

By: Chika Hanazawa
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Comedy Cluj

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... International http://www.comedycluj.ro Comedy Cluj is an intern... ...uj.ro Comedy Cluj is an international film festival of comedy film organized annually in October in Cluj-Napoca, ... ... Comedy Cluj is an international film festival of comedy film organized annually in October in Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, Rom... ... History The first edition of Comedy Cluj was held in 2009 and comprised 70 films coming from 19 countrie... ... The first edition of Comedy Cluj was held in 2009 and comprised 70 films coming from 19 countries as well as several workshops, street theater... ...ompetitive sections. Despite the late-2000s recession, Comedy Cluj grows so that its second edition (held in October 8–17, 2010) c... ...at its second edition (held in October 8–17, 2010) comprises more than 100 films.[2] See also List of... ...ilms.[2] See also List of film festivals in Europe List of film festivals in... ...ival stubs Comedy Cluj Location ...

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Ike! Danshi Koukou Engekibu 3: Go! Boys' School Drama Club Film Partners

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Comedy Corner

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...Comedy Corner is a weekly student-run comedy troupe at the University of Arizona in Tucson with roots going back ... ...79. The core group consists of about 10-14 regular writers and performers. Comedy Corner is the nation's oldest college sketch and improv comedy group... ... oldest college sketch and improv comedy group.[1] The group also produces comedy shorts frequently and screens them at their live shows, as well as l... ...y shorts frequently and screens them at their live shows, as well as local film festivals. Comedy Corner is the first documented college sketch comedy... ...tly and screens them at their live shows, as well as local film festivals. Comedy Corner is the first documented college sketch comedy troupe to incor... ... practice that has become more common in recent years. Comedy Corner performs Wednesdays at 9:30pm in the Cellar Bistro on the bot... ...ional meeting, and then formed "The Grubby Theatre Company." Consisting of filmmaker Gassen, musician White and screenwriter Marlowe Weisman (and othe... ...Jesse"[7] Timothy A. Bennett - Actor/Writer/Filmmaker/Musician - Best known as Hawk the brain-damaged roadie in the roc... ...ielle Egnew - Musician/Actress/Psychic/Activist - Director / Host, feature film Montgomery House: The Perfect Haunting - Cast Member, Missing Peace TV...

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There Are Crimes and Crimes; A Comedy

By: August Strindberg

...stributed Proofreading Team. There are Crimes and Crimes A Comedy by August Strindberg Translated from the Swedish with an ... ... mirage of a more enduring one. THERE ARE CRIMES AND CRIMES A COMEDY 1899 CHARACTERS MAURICE, a playwright JEANN... ...g sun. Only this minute was the earth created and stripped of those white films that are now floating off into space. There lies the Garden of Eden ...

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Comedy (anime)

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... short anime film produced in 2002 by Studio 4°C animation studio. The film was directed by Kazuto Nakazawa and featured the music of Franz Sch... ... Nakazawa and featured the music of Franz Schubert's " Ave Maria ". The film is noted for drawing its inspiration from Schubert's piece titled " Er... ... in reading the novel, the cover of which shows that its title is "Denny's comedy". The second night in the castle, while reading the book on top of a... ...tains on the lower part of his face and his neck. Production This short film was produced and bundled on the Studio 4°C Region 2 release of Deep... ... Region 2 release of Deep Imagination which is a DVD of 5 short OVA films. This DVD is a collection of films under the Sweat Punch series ... ...ection of films under the Sweat Punch series label by Studio 4°C . The film uses two pieces of music, both originally composed by Franz Peter Sch...

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Rest Harrow a Comedy of Resolution

By: Maurice Hewlett

...ction World Public Library.org OF RESOLUTION Title: REST HARROW, A COMEDY OF RESOLUTION Author: MAURICE HEWLETT Language: English Subject: Fi... ...... ...e and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. REST HARROW A COMEDY OF RESOLUTION BY MAURICE HEWLETT "Rest Harrow grows in any ... ... his whim, irises from the glaring crags of the Caucasus spread out their filmy wings, when he bids them, on Devonshire tors. These wonders he chose... ...hostly white seats and a dim sun-dial seemed disposed as for a scene in a comedy. The leaden statue of a skipping faun would have been made out in a... ...s gave an air of being breathless. She was beautifully dressed in cloudy, filmy things, and had a soft, slight, drooping figure. Innocence was her ... ...yde, but now could think of him as "poor Struan," Punchinello in a rustic comedy. Of Ingram, deliberately, she thought nothing. It had been necessar... ...to make out where the sky began. Looking closer yet, you could guess at a film of light, as if the rim of down absorbed and reflected a caught radia...

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Comedy Central

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... unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom . The channel carries comedy programming, in the form of both original and syndicated serie... ...rogramming, in the form of both original and syndicated series and stand-up comedy specials, as well as feature film s. Since late 2006, Comedy ... ...al and syndicated series and stand-up comedy specials, as well as feature film s. Since late 2006, Comedy Central has expanded globally with loc... ...egovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Africa http://www.comedycentralafrica.com/ Comedy Central Africa website, Spain, and the... ...7, 838, 000 American households (86.95% of households with television) receive Comedy Central. History Creation (1989–1991) On November 15, 1989, Ti... ... (1989–1991) On November 15, 1989, Time Warner, owners of HBO, launched The Comedy Channel as the first cable channel devoted exclusively to comed... ...he programming on Comedy Central, and its predecessors, consisted of comedy film s, sitcom reruns, half-hour specials and clip shows featuring come...

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TEDtalks Conference 2006 : Jehane Noujaim wishes for a global day of film

By: Jehane Noujaim
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Comedy Bang! Bang!

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... Jerry Minor as Cyber Thug Genre Comedy, comedy music, entertainme... ... Production Opening Theme "Comedy Bang! Bang!" opening theme... ... Earwolf Media Website Comedy Bang Bang ... ...te Comedy Bang Bang Comedy Bang! Bang! (formerly Comedy Death-Ray Radio) is a week... ... May 1, 2009.[1] It is hosted by writer and comedian Scott Aukerman, best known for his work on the 1990s HBO sketch comedy program Mr. Show with Bob ... ...olf comedy podcasting network. Many notable people in the world of comedy, music, television and film have appeared on the podcast...

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Love Conquers All

By: Robert Benchley

... Kaufman, Dorothy Parker and Harpo Marx, he was an original member of the Algonquin Round Table. His popularity led him to a side career in radio and film, which took him to California in his later years. Writers as diverse as James Thurber, Woody Allen and Dave Barry have credited Benchley as an influence. Love Conquers All , originally published in 1922 is the second col...

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Comedy-drama

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...medy, tragicomedy, comedic drama, or seriocomedy) is a genre of theatre, film, and television that combines elements of comedy and drama, havi... ...y) is a genre of theatre, film, and television that combines elements of comedy and drama, having both humorous and sometimes serious content. ... ...tional Western theatre, beginning with the ancient Greeks, was divided into comedy and tragedy . A tragedy typically ended with the death or dest... ...ded with the death or destruction of a fictional or historical hero, whereas a comedy focused on the lives of middle to lower class characters and end...

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Coming of Bill, The Version2 or (Their Mutual Child or: The White Hope)

By: P. G. Wodehouse

... situations, and opportunities to chuckle, if not outright laughs, that we expect from PG Wodehouse. It lacks the frantic slapstick of some Wodehouse comedy, but has a quieter more reflective humour. Kirk, the erstwhile hero, is a typical Wodehousian hero. At the beginning of the story, he is thoroughly likeable, a healthy, but a somewhat weak and malleable fellow. He dabs...

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Comedy Inc.

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...Comedy Inc. was an Australian sketch comedy television series, which ran on the Nine Network from 1 February 200... .... It first premiered in February 2003 in the new wave of Australian sketch comedy shows being launched across the free-to-air channels along with Big ... ...of the series episodes have been repeated on the Foxtel cable channel, The Comedy Channel and during 2009, reruns were shown on Nine HD before the cha... ...quently gained numerous nominations for major Australian and international film and television awards. The show has also proved to be more commerciall... ...ple, a more risqué variation of the series was broadcast in 2005, entitled Comedy Inc: The Late Shift. The episodes were aired at a later time, becaus... ...aired from 2005 until to the end of the series in 2007. Skits and formula Comedy Inc. features original skits, impersonations and irreverent parodies... ... impersonations and irreverent parodies of other television programmes and films. For example, popular Australian series such as Big Brother Australia... ...n Thursday 19 October 2006, the show was nominated at the 2006 "Australian Film Institute Awards" in five categories, including Best Television Comedy... ...received many and various nominations and awards. In 2005, the "Australian Film Institute" Awards nominated Comedy Inc - The Late Shift for Best Telev...

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Merton of the Movies

By: Harry Leon Wilson

...Merton of the Movies is a comedy that centers around Merton Gill, an aspiring dramatic artist from Simsbury, Illinois who makes his way to Hollywood to become a serious actor. How could Merton fail in attaining his dreams after finishing a corresponde...

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Romantic Comedy (2010 film)

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... Box office $3,974,799 Romantic Comedy (Turkish: Romantik Komedi) is a ... ... Romantic Comedy (Turkish: Romantik Komedi) is a 2010 Turkish romantic comedy film, directed by Ketche, about three c... ...Turkish romantic comedy film, directed by Ketche, about three close friends who live very different lives. The film, which went on nationwide general ... ... release across Turkey on 5 February 2010 (2010-02-05), was one of the highest grossing Turkish films of 2010. ... ... 7 External links Production The film was shot on location in Istanbul, ... ...k as Ece Gürgen Öz as Yiğit Release The film opened across Turkey on 5 Feb... ... External links http://www.romantikkomedi.com Romantic Comedy at the Internet Movie Database ... ...cles containing Turkish-language text Turkish films 2010s romantic comedy films Film... ... Turkish romance films All stub articles 2010s romantic comedy film stubs ...

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Ano Natsu De Matteru 1: That Summer, Waiting, Waiting in the Summer

By: I*Chi*Ka

...a strange twist of fate, Ichika starts living with Kaito because his sister has to work overseas. Summer days are about to get exciting for the small film crew....

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Romantic Comedy (1983 film)

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...Entertainment Co. Release dates films]] ... ... Box office $6,857,733 Romantic Comedy is a 1983 American film starring... ... $6,857,733 Romantic Comedy is a 1983 American film starring Dudley Moore and Mary Ste... ...mately invites Jason to try a new kind of collaboration. Production The film was shot on location in New York C... ... Critical reception Vincent Canby of the New York Times said the film had "remarkably little wit, humor,... ... the Chicago Sun-Times rated the film three stars and observed, "Not a whole heck of a lot happens in Romantic Comedy, but it happens so charmingly, a... ...ed 2011-04-16.  External links Romantic Comedy at the Internet Movie Database ... ...t Movie Database Romantic Comedy at Box Office Mojo Romantic Comedy at Rotten Tomatoes ... ... Author! Author! (1982) Romantic Comedy (1983) ...

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Ano Natsu De Matteru 2: That Summer, Waiting, Waiting in the Summer

By: Maki Fujita

...a strange twist of fate, Ichika starts living with Kaito because his sister has to work overseas. Summer days are about to get exciting for the small film crew....

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Cyrus (2010 comedy-drama film)

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... $9,931,520[1] Cyrus is a 2010 comedy-drama film written and directed by brothers Jay and Mark Duplass and... ...1,520[1] Cyrus is a 2010 comedy-drama film written and directed by brothers Jay and Mark Duplass and starring Joh... ...nal links Plot The film opens as Jamie (Catherine Keener) walks in on her ex-husband John (Joh... ...Jane as Tricky Reception The film has received generally positive reviews. Review aggregate Rotten Tomat... ...eview aggregate Rotten Tomatoes reports that 80% of critics have given the film a positive review based on 149 reviews, with an average score of 6.7/1... ...] and Damien Magee of 702 ABC Sydney, who identified Cyrus as "the sort of film that many people, including a number of well-respected critics, have s... ...e English-language films 2010s comedy-drama films American comedy-drama films ... ... $9,931,520[1] Cyrus is a 2010 comedy-drama film written and directed by brothers Jay and Mark Duplass and... ...e English-language films 2010s comedy-drama films American comedy-drama films ...

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The Lane That Had No Turning : And Other Associated Tales Concerning the People of Pontiac : Together with Certain Parables of Provinces : Volume 3

By: Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932

...LANE THAT HAD NO TURNING By Gilbert Parker Volume 3. THE TRAGIC COMEDY OF ANNETTE THE MARRIAGE OF THE MILLER MATHURIN THE STORY OF THE L... ...CLE JIM THE HOUSE WITH THE TALL PORCH PARPON THE DWARF THE TRAGIC COMEDY OF ANNETTE The chest of drawers, the bed, the bedding, the pieces... ...a timber accident. She believed what he told her; and that was where her comedy ended and her tragedy began. THE MARRIAGE OF THE MILLER... ...ation--the touch of genius to the smallest mind--understands the pitiless comedy, there comes the still stoic outlook. Julie was transformed. Al... ...aught her arms and held them. He peered into her face. The eyes had the film which veils Here from Hereafter. On the lips was a mocking smile. H...

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Authority figures in comedy

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...A recurring theme in the literary, theatrical and film tradition of comedy is the use of stock character s representing a... ...A recurring theme in the literary, theatrical and film tradition of comedy is the use of stock character s representing authority figures, ... ...es and Voltaire 's Candide . This theme was commonly used by British comedy troupe, Monty Python . In their sketches, a "common comedic device ...

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English Literary Criticism

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...TT-- V. On Poetry in General CHARLES LAMB-- VI. On the Artificial Comedy of the Last Century VII. On Webster's _Duchess of Malfi_ VIII. On F... ...vil, wanteth a great foil to perceive the beauty of virtue. This doth the comedy handle so ... as with hearing it we get, as it were, an experience.... ...hearing it we get, as it were, an experience.... So that the right use of comedy will, I think, by no body be blamed." No doubt, the moral aspect of... ...omedy will, I think, by no body be blamed." No doubt, the moral aspect of comedy is here marked with what must be called immoderate stress. Here, to... ...at is not to be shunned"; in other words, that, so far as it paints evil, comedy shall take the form of satire. But, even with this restriction, i... ...efore us; an inexhaustible treasure, but for which, in consequence of the film of familiarity and selfish solicitude, we have eyes, yet see not, ear... ... we are portions and percipients, and it purges from our inward sight the film of familiarity which obscures from us the wonder of our being. It com...

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