WorldCat Identities

Swain, Mack 1876-1935

Overview
Works: 243 works in 573 publications in 5 languages and 4,794 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Drama  Comedy films  Short films  Interviews  History  Slapstick comedy films  Compilation films  Historical films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mack Swain
 
Most widely held works by Mack Swain
Gold rush by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

193 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Chaplin (the Little Tramp) prospects for gold, gets involved with a dance hall girl, and deals with a burly competitor during the Yukon gold rush
The gold rush by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Chaplin (the Little Tramp) prospects for gold, gets involved with a dance hall girl, and deals with a burly competitor during the Yukon gold rush
Chaplin at Keystone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 186 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. The Chaplin at Keystone collection contains over thirty of Charlie Chaplin's greatest works
Cavalcade of comedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 99 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 92 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
Beloved rogue by Alan Crosland( Visual )

5 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Caught in the rain by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1914 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy was written and directed by Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios. Chaplin, Mack Swain, and Alice Davenport appear in story in which Chaplin (as the Little Tramp) attempts to win a woman who has a jealous boyfriend. Chaplin, who gets progressively drunker, ends up locked out of his hotel room, in the rain
His bitter pill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mama's boy sheriff Mack loses Louella to bandit Edgar; then must go after him when Edgar holds up a stagecoach. Locations include Winna Brown Ranch (later Mixville)
His prehistoric past( Visual )

4 editions published in 1914 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 77 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
His musical career( Visual )

2 editions published in 1914 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 74 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, Fritz Schade, and Chaplin. Using a mule cart, Chaplin (as the Little Tramp) and his partner are to deliver one upright piano and repossess another - and they mix up the addresses
A busy day( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy, directed by Mack Sennett, stars Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Keystone Studios. Chaplin, Mack Swain, and Phyllis Allen appear in a story in which a jealous wife (played by Chaplin in full costume and wig) follows her husband, who might be seeing another woman. The wife interrupts the filming of a parade and, after many fights with various people, ends up being pushed off a pier
His trysting places( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, stars Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, and Chaplin. Chaplin (as the Little Tramp) meets a friend in a restaurant after they were both running errands, and they accidentally leave with the other's coat. When each husband gets home, his wife misinterprets what she finds in the pockets of the switched coat, resulting in accusations and arguments. Both couples eventually resolve their misunderstandings
Mabel's married life( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy, directed by Max Sennett during the period Charlie Chaplin worked at Sennett's Keystone Studios, stars Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, and Chaplin (as the Little Tramp). Chaplin leaves Normand, his wife, in a park while he has a few drinks in a bar. He returns to find Swain attempting to woo Normand away, which results in a series of escalating arguments and fights between Normand, Chaplin, Swain, and Swain's wife. Chaplin tries to learn boxing techniques by practicing with a weighted dummy, which seems to win most rounds
Getting acquainted by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, stars Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, and Chaplin. Chaplin (as the Little Tramp) and his wife (Phyllis Allen) meet another couple (Mack Swain and Mabel Normand) in a park. The partners are attracted to and start pursuing their opposites, and a policeman (Edgar Kennedy) becomes involved in the antics
Tillie's punctured romance by Mack Sennett( Visual )

13 editions published between 1914 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Keystone tonight! : Mack Sennett comedies( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 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."
Cavalcade of comedy : U.S. 1929-31( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 44 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 immigrant & the gold rush( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 40 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
The Gold rush (1942)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 34 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
 
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Mack Swain acteur et cinéaste américain

Mack Swain Amerikaans acteur (1876-1935)

Mack Swain amerikansk skådespelare

Mack Swain amerikansk skodespelar

Mack Swain amerikansk skuespiller

Mack Swain attore e regista statunitense

Mack Swain US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Swain, Mack Moroni 1876-1935

Мак Свейн

Мак Суэйн

ماك سوين

مک سوین بازیگر آمریکایی

マック・スウェイン

马克·斯维恩

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