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The Rough Guide to Comedy Movies
by Bob McCabe
The Rough Guide to Comedy Movies uncovers cinema''s funniest and most varied genre, from silent slapstick, to 90s gross-out and the dark indie humour of today. The canon of fifty greatest funnies runs from The Gold Rush and Duck Soup to Airplane and Shaun of the Dead, plus double-acts, drag-acts and ensembles from Laurel & Hardy and the Marx Bros, to the Pythons and th ...more
Paperback, 303 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Rough Guides Limited
(first published 2005)
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There's some interesting tidbits in here - but for the most part, it's information that's better covered in other sources. In other words, it's not detailed enough for the real movie buff and it's too detailed for the casual reader... leaving me wondering who the intended audience is/was.