– Print –

The American Film Heritage  Tom Shales, Washington D.C.: Acropolis Books, 1972

American Silent Film  William K. Everson, New York: Oxford University Press, 1978

American Vaudeville: It’s Life and Times  Douglas Gilbert, New York: Dover, 1968

The Cinema of Frank Capra  Leland Poague, New York: A. S. Barnes, 1975

Close-Up: The Hollywood Director  John Tuska, Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1978

The Columbia Comedy Shorts  Ted Okuda and Edward Watz, Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1986

The Comic Mind: Comedy and the Movies  Gerald Mast, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973

The Crazy Mirror  Raymond Durgnat, New York: Horizon Press, 1969

Father Goose Gene Fowler, New York: Covici Friede, 1934

The Complete Films of Frank Capra  Victor Scherle and William Turner Levy, New York: Citadel Press, 1977

4 Great Comedians  Donald W. McCaffrey, New York: A. S. Barnes, 1968

Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success  Joseph McBride, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992

The Funsters  James Robert Parish and William T. Leonard, New Rochelle, N.Y.: Arlington House, 1979

The Great Funnies: A History of Film Comedy  David Robinson, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1960

The Great Movie Comedians  Leonard Maltin, New York: Crown, 1978

Harry Langdon: The Comedian as Metteur-en-Scene Joyce Rheuban, Rutherford, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1983

Harry Langdon: His Life and Films  William Schelly, Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1982/Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008

A History of the Hal Roach Studios  Richard Lewis Ward, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005


Hollywood Directors 1914-1940
 Richard Koszarski, New York: Oxford University Press, 1976

The Idols of Silence  Anthony Slide, New York: A. S. Barnes, 1976

Keystone: The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett  Simon Louvish, New York: Faber and Faber, 2003

King of Comedy  Mack Sennett and Cameron Shipp, New York: Pinnacle Books, 1954

Lame Brains and Lunatics: The Good, The Bad, and The Forgotten of Silent Comedy  Steve Massa, Bear Manor Media, 2013

Little Elf: A Celebration of Harry Langdon  Chuck Harter and Michael J. Hayde, Bear Manor Media, 2012

The Men Who Made the Movies  Richard Schickel, New York: Atheneum, 1975

Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy  John McCabe, New York: Doubleday, 1960, 1966

The Name Above the Title  Frank Capra, New York: Macmillan, 1971

On Being Funny  Eric Lax, New York: Manor Books, 1975

The Parade’s Gone By  Kevin Brownlow, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968

The Shattered Silents  Alexander Walker, New York: William Morrow, 1979

Smileage Guarenteed  Richard Roberts, Robert Farr, and Joe Moore, Practical Press, 2013

The Silent Clowns  Walter Kerr, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975

The Silent Films of Harry Langdon (1923-1928)  James L. Neibaur, Scarecrow Press, 2012

The Real Tinsel  Bernard Rosenberg and Harry Silverstein, New York: Macmillan, 1970

Step Right Up  Brooks McNamara, New York: Doubleday, 1975

Vaudeville: From the Honky-Tonks to the Palace  Joe Laurie Jr., New York: Henry Holt, 1953

The Vaudevillians  Bill Smith, New York: Macmillan, 1976

World of Laughter  Kalton C. Lahue, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972

– DVD –

Days of Thrills and Laughter

The First Kings of Comedy Collection

The Golden Age of Comedy

The Harry Langdon Collection: Lost and Found

Harry Langdon: The Forgotten Clown

Hallelujah, I’m a Bum!

His First Flame

Misbehaving Husbands

Shanghaied Lovers

Slapstick Encyclopedia

The Slap Happy Collection

Three’s A Crowd and The Chaser

When Comedy Was King

30 Years of Fun

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