Silent & Physical Comedy Films & Books

A Listmania! list by Alasdair M. Satchel "alsatch" (Scotland)
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The Complete Buster Keaton Short Films [Masters of Cinema] [DVD] [1917]
1.  The Complete Buster Keaton Short Films [Masters of Cinema] [DVD] [1917] DVD ~ Fatty Arbuckle
The list author says:
  "Keaton, in my mind the master of short form comedy.  Precise masterpieces that still tickle your ribs,"
£24.99   Used & New from: £23.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Chaplin Revue [DVD]
2.  The Chaplin Revue [DVD] DVD ~ Charlie Chaplin
The list author says:
  "Some of Chaplin's finest short puttings."
Used & New from: £39.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Laurel & Hardy - The Collection (21-disc Box Set) [DVD]
3.  Laurel & Hardy - The Collection (21-disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Stan Laurel
The list author says:
  "One day I'm going to treat myself to this.  I'm positively salivating at the thought of it.  I bow down before the temple of Laurel & Hardy."
£49.99   Used & New from: £27.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (330 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

Harold Lloyd: The Definitive Collection [DVD]
4.  Harold Lloyd: The Definitive Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Harold Lloyd
The list author says:
  "A very fine collection of Mr Lloyd's work.  You can find this fairly cheaply through several sources, especially at sale time. (Cough cough)"
£128.73   Used & New from: £49.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Buster Keaton Collection [1926] [DVD]
5.  The Buster Keaton Collection [1926] [DVD] DVD ~ Buster Keaton
The list author says:
  "A pretty good collection of Keaton's longer works.  Also includes many of his shorts."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Lost & Found: Harry Langdon Collection [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
6.  Lost & Found: Harry Langdon Collection [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "Langdon a "forgotten clown".  Massive in his time, I've never seen any of his work, but believe it's just superb."
Used & New from: £100.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Unknown Chaplin [DVD]
7.  Unknown Chaplin [DVD] DVD ~ Charlie Chaplin
The list author says:
  "A really useful insight in to how Chaplin worked, using celuloid over pen and paper - invaluable"
£12.87   Used & New from: £10.89
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Buster Keaton - A Hard Act To Follow [DVD]
8.  Buster Keaton - A Hard Act To Follow [DVD] DVD ~ Lindsay Anderson
The list author says:
  "Invaluable series on Keaton's work."
£10.25   Used & New from: £7.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Keystone Comedies Collection [DVD]
9.  The Keystone Comedies Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Mabel Normand
The list author says:
  "Roscoe Arbuckle, a true, much maligned legend.  Keaton's gaffer."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review) | 1 customer discussion

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I, Fatty
10.  I, Fatty by Jerry Stahl
The list author says:
  "Fictitious account of Arbuckle's life.  A very well told, entertaining tale."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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My Wonderful World Of Slapstick
11.  My Wonderful World Of Slapstick by Buster Keaton
The list author says:
  "Buster's autobiography.  He comes across as a charming sort."
£9.99   Used & New from: £2.97
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

My Autobiography (Penguin Modern Classics)
12.  My Autobiography (Penguin Modern Classics) by Charles Chaplin
The list author says:
  "A man who feels he had a lot to proove.  The London period is really beautifully described.  A fascinating read, mostly."
£10.68   Used & New from: £2.46
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Buster Keaton Remembered
13.  Buster Keaton Remembered by Eleanor Keaton
The list author says:
  "Really big pictures of Buster at work and play."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Silent Comedy
14.  Silent Comedy by Paul Merton
The list author says:
  "Merton's book is a brilliant testament to the work of the silent greats, easy to read and extremely well informed.  Bloomin' magic.  Oh and it has lots of lovely big photos."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Fred Karno: Master of Mirth and Tears
15.  Fred Karno: Master of Mirth and Tears by J.P. Gallagher
The list author says:
  "The sad and sordid tale of Fred Karno, Chaplin & Stan Laurel's 'Gaffer'.  A fascinating man."
Used & New from: £34.99

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The Silent Clowns
16.  The Silent Clowns by Walter Kerr
The list author says:
  "A fine analysis of the major stars of the silent screen."
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Charlie Chaplin: City Lights [DVD]
17.  Charlie Chaplin: City Lights [DVD] DVD ~ Charles Chaplin
The list author says:
  "Probably my favourite Chaplin movie.  It'll break your heart."
Used & New from: £5.97
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Charlie Chaplin - Modern Times [1936] [DVD]
18.  Charlie Chaplin - Modern Times [1936] [DVD] DVD ~ Charles Chaplin
The list author says:
  "My other favourite Chaplin, and where my interest in silent comedy started.  I'm still trying to figure out the foot work in the spaghetti song scene.  Brilliant."
£41.48   Used & New from: £11.58
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Marx Brothers Collection: A Night At The Opera / A Day At The Races / At The Circus / Go West / The Big Store / A Night In Casablanca [DVD]
19.  Marx Brothers Collection: A Night At The Opera / A Day At The Races / At The Circus / Go West / The Big Store / A Night In Casablanca [DVD] DVD ~ The Marx Brothers
The list author says:
  "I really must get this.  Great stuff, but I do find Groucho goes on too much.  But I think that's the point.  Harpo's my man."
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Charlie Chaplin Complete Box Set [DVD]
20.  Charlie Chaplin Complete Box Set [DVD] DVD ~ Charlie Chaplin
The list author says:
  "Almost complete Chaplin long film collection.  If it's too expensive you can get it in two halves as vol 1 & 2.  See also Countess from Hong Kong - but it's a bit rubbish."
Used & New from: £62.87
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Chaplin [DVD]
21.  Chaplin [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Downey Jr.
The list author says:
  "A touching, uber sentimental tribute to Chaplin from Richard Attenbourgh.  Downey Jnr is superb in the lead.  John Thaw as Karno is a treat."
£4.00   Used & New from: £3.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The General [DVD]
22.  The General [DVD] DVD ~ Buster Keaton
The list author says:
  "Keaton's best known long putting, with some fantastic extras including the Railroader and Buster Keaton Rides Again.  Well worth it for the extras alone!"
£14.43   Used & New from: £7.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)