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  1. Tati created Mr. Hulot and placed him in a changing world in several films. Mon Oncle clearly shows the filmmaker's love for tradition, and his inability to conform to the trends of modernity. Later, in Playtime, he actually bankrupted himself to create modern Paris before it existed! That film shows American tourists enthralled with all the wrong things, and the old attractions - Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, etc. - only seen in reflections in modern glass doors. I'm glad to see Tati included in this course, because he has been overlooked too often and too long in the pantheon of great comedic
  2. A recent email relates to this topic, as a present day filmmaker is inspires by tge slapstick greats, and tgat is clearly noted here.Medicine Show Theatre Guests The New York Film Salon continues Tuesday, September 13th New York Film Salon at Medicine Show The mission of the New York Film Salon is to introduce the public to the New York based independent film community in the hopes of creating collaborative projects for film makers, students, actors and the public. An independent feature is screened every second Tuesday of the month, followed by a Q&A session -- all film genre
  3. It was quite a coincidence that I went to a showing of "One Man, Two Guvnors" this very week. It's based on Commedia del Arte, acknowledged in the production itself, and the star tells the audience he is Harlequin. Also, it's pretty easy to imagine that James Corden is the reincarnation of Fatty Arbuckle!
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