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The people who do not like it describe it as artificial comedy and by the epithet
foolishly think they condemn it . It is drama not of action , but of conversation . It
treats with indulgent cynicism the humours , follies and vices of the world of
Perhaps the best chance the realistic dramatist has today is to occupy himself
with what , till now at all events , the screen has not succeeded very well in
presenting — the drama in which the action is inner rather than outer and the
comedy of ...
The great writers of comedy , Shakespeare , Molière and Bernard Shaw , have
never jibbed at the farcical . It is the life blood that makes the body of comedy
viable . x2 These ideas floating vaguely in my mind had little by little made me ...
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