Windham Hill

Windham Hill

The First Ten Years

Music CD - 1990
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Univ of Washington Pr
Before Groucho Marx and W. C. Fields American comedy was innocent. After they left their hilarious smudges on the genre, comedy was anything but.

Here in a captivating book comparing and contrasting these two premier American comics is the history of how flimflam came to prevail as a major comic form. These two comic geniuses excelled at a new brand of shtick, antiheroic humor that killed off the tame demeanor of their many predecessors in show business.

By derailing the comedy oof innocence, Groucho and Fields brought film comedy to its Golden Age.

Publisher: Stanford, CA : Windham Hill Records, p1990
Characteristics: 2 sound discs (140 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Atkinson, Dawn
Ackerman, William
Alternative Title: First ten years


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