Silent comedy is a style of film, related to but distinct from mime, invented to bring comedy into the medium of film in the silent film era (1900s–1920s) before a synchronized soundtrack which could include talking was technologically available for the majority of films.
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The Australian film Doctor Plonk (2007), was a silent comedy directed by Rolf de Heer. Stage plays have drawn upon silent film styles and sources. Actor/writers Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore staged their Off-Broadway slapstick comedy Silent Laughter as a live action tribute to the silent screen era.
Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, and stunt performer who appeared in many silent comedy films. Lloyd is considered alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton as one of the most influential film comedians of the silent film era.
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Silent comedy is a style of film, related to but distinct from mime, invented to bring comedy into the medium of film in the silent film era (1900s–1920s) before a synchronized soundtrack which could include talking was technologically available for the majority of films. Silent comedy is still practiced, albeit much less frequently, and it has influenced comedy in modern media as well.
Anarchic comedy. The anarchic comedy film, as its name suggests, is a random or stream-of-consciousness type of humour which often lampoons a form of authority. The genre dates from the silent era, and the most famous examples of this type of film would be those produced by Monty Python.
The silent tradition lived on well into the 20th century through mime artists like Marcel Marceau, and the physical comedy of artists like Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean. The tradition of the circus clown also continued, with such as Bozo the Clown in the United States and Oleg Popov in Russia.
Harry Philmore Langdon (June 15, 1884 – December 22, 1944) was an American comedian who appeared in vaudeville, silent films (where he had his greatest fame), and talkies.
Roscoe Conkling "Fatty" Arbuckle (/ ˈ ɑːr b ʌ k əl /; March 24, 1887 – June 29, 1933) was an American silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. He started at the Selig Polyscope Company and eventually moved to Keystone Studios, where he worked with Mabel Normand and Harold Lloyd, as well as with his nephew Al St. John.
- Mr. Bean. British Sitcom. Mr. Bean is a British comedian show which is created by Mr. Rowan Atkinson and Richard Curtis. Rowan Sebastian Atkinson is an English silent comedy actor and perform the role of Mr. Bean in the Mr. Bean show.
- Charles Chaplin. English Comic Actor. Charles Chaplin was the most famous silent comedy actor. He was born on 1889 in England and died in 1977.
- Harold Lloyd. American Actor. Harold Lloyd was born on 20 April 1893 in U.S. and died in 8 March 1971. In between 1914 and 1947, Lloyd made nearly 200 comedy films, both silent and "talkies".
- Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle. American Film Actor. Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle was born on March 24, 1887 in Smith Center, Kansas. He weighed in excess of 13 lb (5.9 kg) at birth, as both parents had slim builds.