Category Archives: Books

Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy: Facebook/Blog Book Giveaway Contest (July)

“Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy” Book Giveaway via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our “Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy” Giveaway Contest! This time we’ll be giving away one copy of the book via Facebook and … Continue reading

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Women Comedy Directors: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Steve Massa (Slapstick Divas)

Women Comedy Directors More neglected than onscreen comediennes are the women who worked in silent comedy as directors – the number of whom can practically be counted on the fingers of one hand. Alice Guy-Blache is a bona-fide cinema pioneer, … Continue reading

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Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy Book Giveaway (via Twitter in July)

“Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy” Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH will be giving away FIVE COPIES of “Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy” by authors by Gabriella Oldham and Mabel Langdon, courtesy of University Press of … Continue reading

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Two Eves of Film Comedy: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Steve Massa (Slapstick Divas)

Two Eves of Film Comedy Currently in American films there are two female comedy stars – Melissa McCarthy and Amy Schumer. That seems like a bounty as often there aren’t any acknowledged funny ladies, but the truth is they’re always … Continue reading

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“Slapstick Divas: The Women of Silent Comedy” Book Giveaway (June 26 – July 30)

“Slapstick Divas: The Women of Silent Comedy” We have TEN Copies to Give Away in July! It’s time for our next book giveaway! And, I am delighted to say that this time, we’ll be celebrating the women of silent comedy … Continue reading

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The Pride of the Yankees Book Giveaway (June 12 – July 15)

“The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper and the Making of a Classic” We have TEN Copies to Give Away! “The riveting story behind the making of The Pride of the Yankees is finally being told in Richard … Continue reading

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Gene Kelly Biography Contest Giveaway (via Twitter in June)

“He’s Got Rhythm: The Life and Career of Gene Kelly” Book Giveaway via Twitter Yay! The contest is over and the winners are: Diana, Carl S, Sanjanaa, Lori E, and Kelly M. Okay, it’s time for our next book giveaway! … Continue reading

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Dangerous to Know Book Giveaway (May)

Dangerous to Know: A Lillian Frost & Edith Head Novel We have TEN Copies to Give Away in May! “Lovers of old movies, fabulous gowns, and historical gossip will be enchanted.” -Publishers Weekly Yay! The contest is over and the … Continue reading

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“We’ll Always Have Casablanca” Book Giveaway (Feb 13 through March 18)

Celebrating a Classic among Classics! “We’ll Always Have Casablanca” Book Giveaway Yay! The Contest is over and the winners are: Carl S, Ellen B, Kevin P, George G, Jessica C, Jeff L, Morgan M, Israel B, Adam V, and Ana … Continue reading

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James Stewart: The Truth Behind the Legend Book Giveaway (December)

The Life and Legacy of One of Hollywood’s Most Iconic Talents James Stewart: The Truth Behind the Legend Book Giveaway Calling all James Stewart fans! This month we’re very happy to say that we’ll be giving away TEN COPIES of … Continue reading

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