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The Gag Man: Clyde Bruckman and the Birth of Film Comedy by  Matthew Dessem - Signed First Edition - from West of Eden Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Gag Man: Clyde Bruckman and the Birth of Film Comedy

by Dessem, Matthew

Condition: New/New, Unclipped, with original price


Raleigh NC, The Critical Press, 2015, 338 pp, First Edition, First Printing by numberline, Signed by the Author on the title page, New. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, bump to heel of spine, in new, unclipped dustjacket bearing original price. An in-depth biography of the little-known screenwriter, director, and collaborator with such early film luminaries as Keaton, Lloyd, Fields, Laurel and Hardy, and The Three Stooges. Illustrated with 10 pages of black-&-white photographs. Appended: Author's Notes, Works Cited, Index.


  • Bookseller: West of Eden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10033
  • Title: The Gag Man: Clyde Bruckman and the Birth of Film Comedy
  • Author: Dessem, Matthew
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: New, Unclipped, with original price
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing by numberline
  • Keywords: Biography & Autobiography; Comedy; Entertainment & Performing Arts; Film & Video; History & Criticism; Performing Arts
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts;


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