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Keystone

Simon Louvish
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571226474
Date Published
06.10.2005
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Summary

‘An enjoyable and meticulous recreation of a pioneering, mythical era in Old Hollywood… From his founding of Keystone Studios in 1913, Sennett dominated the screen comedy scene, birthing the careers of the likes of Buster Keaton and Fatty Arbuckle while, with the Keystone Kops, defining ‘madcap’ comedy.’ Empire

‘This is a compelling tale of ambition, lust and financial chicanery that is vividly evocative of its period.’ Film Review

‘The story rattles along with all the dash of a Keystone Kops chase… Louvish is expert in vivid description and insightful interpretation, and he brings these movies to life on the printed page like no other film historian.’ Sunday Times

SimonLouvish

Simon Louvish was born in Glasgow in 1947 and misspent his youth growing up in Israel between 1949 and 1968, including a stint as an army cameraman from 1965 to 1967. Having decamped to the London School of Film Technique in 1968, Simon became involved in the production of a series of independent documentary films about apartheid in South Africa,…

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