By Steve Rydzewski
comedians, later some of the most renowned actors of the silent reveal, and
the worlds maximum cock-eyed mirthmaker, Ben Turpin.
This ebook is the results of over 40 years of gaining knowledge of and collecting
anything and every thing in this mythical - although unfortunately forgotten - comic.
Never has this sort of wealth of knowledge been assembled on one of many most
respected comedians of his day, and this ebook, many are absolute to agree, is
too lengthy overdue.
Leaving no stone unturned - from outdated magazines and newspapers, to genealogy
records, to enterprise affiliates and kinfolk descendants - the writer makes
this the main whole reference ebook at the existence, occupation and the movies of
Ben Turpin, and the main whole appreciation ever.
Illustrated with hundreds and hundreds of infrequent pictures, many never-before-seen, so much from
the author's long-time own assortment, this publication will prove
indispensible to somebody and everybody attracted to motion picture comedy and film
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