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Saturday Night Live, Hollywood Comedy, and American Culture

From Chevy Chase to Tina Fey
Whalley, Jim (eBook - 2010 )
Saturday Night Live, Hollywood Comedy, and American Culture
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This book addresses how Saturday Night Live's confrontational, boundary-pushing approach spilled over into film production, contributing to some of the biggest hits in Hollywood history.
Authors: Whalley, Jim, 1981-
Title: Saturday night live, Hollywood comedy, and American culture
from Chevy Chase to Tina Fey
[electronic resource]
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 234 p.) :,ill
Statement of Responsibility: Jim Whalley
Contents: "I'm Chevy Chase and you, you're merely a statistic": Self-reference and stardom on Saturday night live
"I'll write you a note saying you're too well to attend": National lampoon's Animal house takes Saturday night live to Hollywood
"But the kids love us": The development of Bill Murray's star persona from Saturday night live to Ghostbusters
"I don't even like myself": The revision and retreat of Saturday night live stars after Ghostbusters
"Age is a tough one for me": Selling Saturday night live in the 1980s
"I still know how to party": Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, and generational change on Saturday night live
"A colourful, emotional, working class hero"?: The development of Adam Sandler's fictional and extra-fictional personas
Summary: This book addresses how Saturday Night Live's confrontational, boundary-pushing approach spilled over into film production, contributing to some of the biggest hits in Hollywood history.
Additional Contributors: Ebook Library
ISBN: 023010794X
9780230107946
0230103588
9780230103580
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-226) and index
Subject Headings: PERFORMING ARTS Television History & Criticism. bisacsh Fine Arts Saturday night live (Television program)
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Topical Term: PERFORMING ARTS
Fine Arts
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Whalley, Jim, 1981- Saturday night live, Hollywood comedy, and American culture. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230103580 (DLC) 2009046600 (OCoLC)467924992
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