WorldCat Identities

Swain, Mack 1876-1935

Overview
Works: 206 works in 508 publications in 5 languages and 4,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  History  Humor  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mack Swain
Gold rush by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
124 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Little Tramp searches for gold and love in the Klondike. Includes both a restored version of the original 1925 silent film, and the 1942 re-issue, the latter featuring a new score and narration written and spoken by Charles Chaplin
Chaplin at Keystone ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chaplin came to Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios late in 1913 as a little-known British vaudevillian. After a year, he had not only established his Tramp character, he also learned to write and direct his own films and achieved public recognition as a star comedian
Cavalcade of comedy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A laugh-filled time capsule of the brightest lights of vaudeville, showcasing the early works of such legends as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, and more. Also provides a fascinating record of stage legends fading into memory
The Toll gate His bitter pill ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "The toll gate" (1920, 73 min.), William S. Hart stars as Black Deering, a gunfighter and outlaw who, upon escaping from the authorities, flees into the wilderness. Hiding in the cabin of an abandoned woman and her young child, Deering finally finds the possibility of redemption he never dared dream of. His only problem: two posses on his trail and they want blood. Also included is Mack Sennett's famous western parody "His bitter pill" (1916, 20 min.), done in the inimitable Keystone style and viciously lampooning the noble cowboy
The forgotten films of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the films of Fatty Arbuckle, the grown-up fat boy of American silent cinema, who dominated silent film comedy from the days of Keystone until tragic events in 1921 shattered his career, throwing his film triumphs into obscurity. Blacklisted by Hollywood, Arbuckle continued directing dozens of film comedies under the pseudonym "William Goodrich" for almost another decade
The beloved rogue ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Keystone tonight! Mack Sennett comedies ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mack Sennett's influence as producer and director at the Keystone Studios refined the comedic art form. This volume presents a sampling of rare treats from Sennett's incubator of comic insanity, and offers a composite image of the "Sennett style."
Tillie's punctured romance by Mack Sennett ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1914 and 2006 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "Tillie's punctured romance," Chaplin as a big city golddigger plots to fleece Tillie of her abundant riches, but fails to anticipate the thunder of her wrath once his ignoble intentions are exposed. In "Mabel's married life," Charlie must confront a beefy prizefighter to win back his wife Mabel
Cavalcade of comedy U.S. 1929-31 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of classic shorts from the Paramount Studios. An anthology from the late 1920s and early '30s. It showcases the early works of such American legends as Jack Benny, Burns & Allen, George Jessel, Eddie Cantor and Smith & Dale
The Keystone comedies ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of early "slapstick" comedies produced by Mack Sennett for the Keystone Film Company
Goldrausch ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Über Goldrausch ist Charles Chaplins berühmte Aussage überliefert: "Mit diesem Film möchte ich in Erinnerung bleiben." 1998 erinnerten sich führende Filmkritiker und Experten und wählten diese einzigartige Komödie in die vom American Institute zusammengestellte Liste der 100 besten amerikanischen Filme aller Zeiten. Chaplins kleiner Tramp lässt sich nicht unterkriegen: diesmal will er bei der Goldsuche im Yukon-Gebiet reich werden. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Charlie Chaplin by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gold Rush: In his autobiography, Chaplin reported that his first moment of inspiration for the film occurred while he was looking at a stereoscopic view of a long line of prospectors climbing up the Chilkoot Pass in Alaska's Klondike. From this single image, his imagination took flight. Subsequent reading about the Donner party's experience with cannibalism led him to one of the funniest episodes in The Gold Rush, involving the little fellow's own cooked boot and a hallucinatory chicken
The immigrant & the gold rush ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The immigrant: Chaplin and Purviance are immigrants who meet on the boat to America, broke but in love ; The gold rush: Chaplin is a prospector who goes to Alaska in search of gold and falls in love with a Yukon dance hall girl
Early cinema ( Visual )
in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gold rush with music and sound ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Often accepted as Chaplin's most famous film. Chaplin plays a lone prospector in the 1890 Alaskan Gold Rush. The little tramp braves cold, hunger, a delirious cabinmate and unrequited love in this boisterous, yet tender, comedy gem
La quimera del oro ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un hombre solitario se aventura en la búsqueda de oro en Alaska. Allí coincide con diversos personajes que le acompañarán en su intrépido viaje. Uno de ellos es Georgia, una bella joven de la que se enamora y a la que intentará robarle el corazón de una forma muy singular
The Gold rush (1942) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Gold rush" is the film by which Chaplin wanted to be remembered, and was voted by international film critics as the best comedy ever. Chaplin plays a Lone Prospector who seeks his fortune in the Klondike where he falls for a dance hall queen. In "Pay day" we share a day on the job and a night on the town with a slow working but nimble witted laborer
His prehistoric past ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1914 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comedy, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, stars Mack Swain, May Wallace, and Chaplin (as the Little Tramp) in a romantic comedy with a Stone Age setting
Slapstick encyclopedia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the beginning: A survey of once important, now forgotten but still funny vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the first fifteen years of the century. Their work in front of the camera inspired the first wave of film comedy
The gold rush La ruée vers l'or by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Klondike, fin du XIXe siècle. Des aventuriers partent en quête de filons d'or dans les montagnes enneigées. Parmi eux, un petit homme coiffé d'un chapeau et muni d'une canne se réfugie un jour de tempête dans une cabane perdue où il rencontre deux autres chercheurs d'or. De retour bredouille à la ville, le petit homme fait la connaissance de Georgia dont il tombe amoureux
 
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Alternative Names
Swain, Mack Moroni 1876-1935
Languages
English (177)
German (19)
Spanish (7)
French (3)
Portuguese (2)
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