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Comedic Tenor, Comic Vehicle:

Humor in American Film Comedy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Works Cited

 

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Films Cited

 

Aladdin. Walt Disney Feature Animation, 1992.

The Blues Brothers. Universal Pictures, 1980.

BOЯAT  A Four by Two Production, 20th Century Fox, (2006).

Cinderella. Walt Disney Productions, 1950.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Onion Pictures Corporation, 1988.

Driving Miss Daisy. Zanuck Company, 1989.

The Far Pavilions.  Geoffrey Reeve and Associates, 1984.

Grumpier Old Men. Warner Brothers, 1995.

Grumpy Old Men. Warner Brothers, 1993.

Father of the Bride.  Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, 1950.

Father of the Bride.  Sandollar Productions, 1991.

Forrest Gump. Paramount Pictures, 1994.

The Lion King. Walt Disney Feature Animation, 1994.

Mary Poppins. Walt Disney Productions, 1964.

A Mighty Wind. Castle Rock Entertainment, 2003.

The Music Man. Warner Brothers Pictures, 1962.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Gold Circle Films, 2002.

The Odd Couple. Paramount Pictures, 1968.

On Golden Pond.  ITC Films/IPC Films Production, 1981.

Pocahontas. Walt Disney Feature Animation, 1995.

Rain Man. United Artists, 1988.

Sleeping Beauty. Walt Disney Productions, 1959.

Snow White. Walt Disney Productions, 1937.

Song of the South. Walt Disney Productions, 1946.

The Whales of August. An Alive Films Production with Circle Associates Ltd., 1988.

The Wizard of Oz. Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, 1939.

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