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Genre-Busting Dark Comedies of the 1970s: Twelve American Films

Wes D. Gehring ; foreword by David L. Smith
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780786495429 (softcover : alk. paper)
Summary
"This examination of dark comedies of the 1970s focuses on films which concealed black humor behind a misleading genre label. The book covers 12 essential films, including Harold and Maude (1971), Slaughterhouse-Five (1972), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Being There (1979), with notes on A Clockwork Orange (1971)"--
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Notes
  • "Foreword by David L. Smith -- Preface and acknowledgments -- Prologue -- MASH (1970) -- Catch/22 (1970) -- Little Big Man (1970) -- Harold and Maude (1971) -- Cabaret (1972) -- Slaughterhouse-five (1972) -- Chinatown (1974) -- Love and death (1975) -- One flew over the cuckoo's nest (1975) -- Annie Hall (1977) -- Being there (1979) -- All that jazz (1979) -- Epilogue with notes on A clockwork orange (1971) -- Filmography."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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