Double Trouble

Chiem van Houweninge on Writing and Filming

Edited by Thomas Elsaesser, Robert Kievit, and Jan Simons

Double Trouble
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Edited by Thomas Elsaesser, Robert Kievit, and Jan Simons

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

200 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1994
Paper $36.75 ISBN: 9789053560259 Published June 1994 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
Double Trouble highlights the career of Dutch scriptwriter and television producer Chiem van Houweninge, well-known for his long-running TV comedy series and as author of episodes for TV detective series. Double Trouble gives Van Houweninge's own views on writing and filming in television prime importance, in the context of the history of popular television and his scriptwriting classes at the University of Amsterdam. This is completed by a round-table discussion with other writers about the double tasks of scriptwriting and producing.


Contents
I. Imagination Is Like a Muscle: You Have to Give It Daily Exercise
[I]An Introduction[I] - Thomas Elsaesser
II. Drama, Comedy, Reality
[I]In Response to the Comedies of Chiem van Houweninge[I] - Ernie Tee
III. Chiem van Houweninge
[I]The Writer at Work[I] - Edited by Robert Kievit
IV. Between the Genres
[I]Drama, Comedy and Reality in an Episode from SAY AH[I] - Robert Kievit
V. SAY AH/ZEG 'NS AAA
Episode 129: THE PEARL FISHERS
[I]A Fragment[I] - Chiem van Houweninge and Alexander Pola
VI. Transgressing the Boundaries of the Detective Genre
[I]Detective Story, Thriller and Comedy in TATORT[I] - Robert Kievit
VII. TATORT
Episode: CUDDLIES (KUSCHELTIERE)
[I]A Fragment[I] - Chiem van Houweninge
VIII. Between Writing and Filming
[I]A Discussion[I] - Edited by Robert Kievit and Jan Simons
IX. Laughter in Situation Comedy
[I]Some Reflections on Three Sit-Coms by Chiem van Houweninge and Alexander Pola[I] - Clara Overduin
X. SAY AH
[I]Some Remarks on Comic Identity[I] - Marja Tutert
XI. Illustrated Biography and Filmography
Photo and Illustration Credits
The Contributors and the Editors
Film Culture in Transition: On the Series
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