Comedy Quotes from the Movies: Over 4,000 Bits of Humorous Dialogue from All Film Genres,Topically Arranged and Indexed

Comedy Quotes from the Movies: Over 4,000 Bits of Humorous Dialogue from All Film Genres,Topically Arranged and Indexed

by Larry Langman
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Clever repartee, double entendres, punch lines and many other variations of humor have been a staple of movie dialogue since the advent of talkies. Collected here are over 4,000 of the best comedic lines from the movies. The compilers of this book have tried to bring together some of the funniest, wittiest and most outrageous snatches of dialogue on film over a

Overview

Clever repartee, double entendres, punch lines and many other variations of humor have been a staple of movie dialogue since the advent of talkies. Collected here are over 4,000 of the best comedic lines from the movies. The compilers of this book have tried to bring together some of the funniest, wittiest and most outrageous snatches of dialogue on film over a sixty year time period.

For each entry the authors set the quotation in context, provide the name of the actor or actress, the name of the movie and the year of release. The quotations are arranged by a broad range of categories, such as politics, food and eating, gambling, and many others. A title index and a name index follow the body of the book..

Editorial Reviews

The Mountain Times
covers lines from over sixty years of cinematic humor
Booknews
Collects 4,256 funny lines from American movies, arranged into 117 categories such as adultery, gender, money, police, show business, and vanity. For each entry, the authors set the quotation in context and provide the name of the actor, the movie, and the year of release. This is a paperbound reprint of the clothbound edition published in 1994. No subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786411108
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
05/15/2001
Edition description:
ALTERNATE
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Flushing, New York's Larry Langman has been an instructor of film history and English for over twenty years. He has written more than a dozen books on film. Paul Gold, a mathematics teacher, lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >