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  1. 1. Do you agree or disagree with Agee and Youngson's statements that the silent films from 1912 – 1930 constituted "comedy's greatest era" or its "golden age?" Why or why not? I would call it a golden age in the sense of it establishing a foundation. Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin may not have been any better idealists, reformers, or politicians than many since them. Their "founding father" status, however, places them on a special pedestal. The silent era comedians were the pioneers of film comedy. They laid the foundations that are still present. Ironically, I had muted my T
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