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The Extraordinary World of Charley Bowers

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 01 - 28 2021
The Extraordinary World of Charley Bowers

Originally a cartoonist, and one of the brightest and most idiosyncratic comedians of the silent era, Charley Bowers starred in his own series of innovative slapstick comedies during the 1920s—many of which combined live action and animation.

United States | 1926-30 | Charles R. Bowers, Harold L. Muller

Now known mostly only to early-movie buffs, Charley Bowers (1889-1946) was one of the brightest and most idiosyncratic comedians of the silent era. Originally a cartoonist, Bowers starred in his own series of innovative slapstick comedies during the 1920s—many of which combined live action and animation. These inventive, often surreal shorts with manipulated puppets and intricate gadgets astound even modern audiences, so Bowers has

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The Extraordinary World of Charley Bowers, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 1/1 thru at least 1/28 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $10, and you have 72 hours to watch the program. 

 

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