Siegfired Kracauer and Film Theory

Siegfired Kracauer and Film Theory

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From Kracauer’s 1960 “Theory of Film”, what is Krakauer’s broad theoretical framework on how to understand film, and how does a genre like comedy (particular early silent film comedies and slapstick comedies) fit into this theoretical framework.
In other words, what does Kracauer have to say about this particular film genre of the comedy, and how does it fit into his larger film theory framework?