This book takes readers into the world of comedy and helps them discover what makes people laugh. With easy-to-use guidelines, the book reveals the successful mechanics and characteristics of various comic story forms.This book takes readers into the world of comedy and helps them discover what makes people laugh. With easy-to-use guidelines, the book reveals the successful mechanics and characteristics of various comic story forms.Read Less
New. 6 x 9" 0941188418 2003 Softcover book...BRAND NEW from 2003 publisher. Never opened, Never owned, Never marked. Gift Giving quality. 215 pages, with appendix, excercises, diagrams, list of comedy films for further study, including Fargo, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Raising Arizona, more, this book takes you into the world of comedy and helps you discover what makes us laugh. Using concise examples from our comedy masters-from Preston Sturges to the Farrelly Brothers, from ' Duck Soup ' to ' Shrek '-Voytilla and Petri show you how to apply the time-proven "tenets of laughter" to your comedy writing. With easy-to-use guidelines, learn the successful mechanics and characteristics of various comic story forms (including farce, the gender-bender, fish-out-of-water, parody, ensemble comedy, military comedy, sports comedy and more). Shows from the Set Up to the Payoff-step by step how to write the forumla for funny films. " Writing the Comedy Film: Make 'Em Laugh " published by Michael Wiese, California. 2003 Softcover book *** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely Worldwide, since 1965 ***
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