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Joseph McBride

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813142623

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.001.0001

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Comedy and Tragedy

Comedy and Tragedy

(p.80) 13 Comedy and Tragedy
Hawks on Hawks

Joseph McBride

University Press of Kentucky

Hawks reflects on the comedic attitude of his films, and his subtle incorporation of comedy into dramatic plots. Hawk credits Chaplin as his teacher of how to make comedy out of tragedy, and talks about incorporating humor into scenes in Red River, Rio Bravo, Rio Lobo, The Big Sky, Only Angels Have Wings, His Girl Friday, and Bringing Up Baby.

Keywords:   Comedy, Tragedy, Charlie Chaplin, John Wayne, Red River, Rio Bravo, Rio Lobo, The Big Sky, Only Angels Have Wings, His Girl Friday, Bringing Up Baby

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