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  1. I have loved this class so much. Does anyone know if there's a way we can download the class modules to keep after the class is over? There's so much good information there that I want to keep!
  2. Remember the apple that Stan is eating? It was made of wax. Wax fruit used to be a thing as a decorative item. Now, it's more likely to be made out of plastic.
  3. Yep, same issue. Once I knew what the clip was supposed to be I googled it and watched it on Youtube.
  4. 1) while I love these silent films and find them hilarious, i do not believe they were the Golden age of comedy. I believe they USHERED in the true Golden age of comedy, the talkies of the 30s and 40s. The Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Three Stooges, etc, etc. These films added witty, clever dialog to film, while still using the visual gags of the previous era. 2) A) Mostly visual, but not completely so. There are scenes where you see characters outwitting others. Ok, maybe that's still visual?? Hmmm... In the modern era, physical comedy in film has de-evolved to bodily function bits or crotch shots. Not clever and rarely funny. There are a few exceptions. I think Michael Richards, in Seinfeld, was an absolutely fantastic physical comedian. Jim Carrey is also a good, modern physical comedian. 3) these documentaries and clip shows help educate us on the past and introduce new generations to the great comedies of our past.
  5. Can't figure out how to properly embed the video, so you can check out the link. I love slapstick and I think Napoleon Bonaparte said it best in Time Bandits when he said... http://www.tzr.io/yarn-clip/5bf075c1-3725-4ddb-91b7-d20fa18a4b91
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