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Unformatted text preview: o Clip: an early Keystone comedy The Keystone company (which Chaplin worked for first) created the first comedy films These sorts of films built into a sort of comic frenzy chaos, cheap jokes; they didnt really have a coherent story Unlike these films, Chaplin was the first to introduce character and personality to comedy films Chaplins films were slower, but also funnier Keatons jokes, on the other hand, have the aura of randomness and chaos, but they are actually highly complex, planned-out jokes The universe doesnt notice or care about us we are insignificant specks Similarly, there are the opposite jokes, when a character narrowly avoids catastrophe and doesnt notice...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG ENG2101 taught by Professor Daveshaaw during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10