The Gag Man: Clyde Bruckman and the Birth of Film Comedy

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By Matthew Dessem ’99. The Critical Press. September 2015. A biography of one of the earliest comedy screenwriters and directors, Clyde Bruckman, who worked with stars like Laurel and Hardy and the Three Stooges. The Gag Man also delves deep into Bruckman’s personal life, which was marred with tragedy.