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Sennett, Mack 1880-1960

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Most widely held works by Mack Sennett
W.C. Fields : 6 short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation of films pays tribute to America's cantankerous comedy genius, W.C. Fields. Legendary one-liners and slapstick routines are preserved in these early shorts that chronicle the development of Fields' irascible screen persona
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay. This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
Chaplin at Keystone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 199 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
Tillie's punctured romance by Mack Sennett( Visual )

54 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country maid falls for a con man who steals her money. Charlie plays a city slicker and the Keystone Cops capture him after a boat chase
Landmarks of early film( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied. Includes films from Pathe frénes, Vitagraph Co., Biograph Co., and Keystone Film Co. Includes films by Thomas Edison, Louis Lumière, Edwin S. Porter, George Méliès, Charles Pathé, Ferdinand Zecca, Max Linder, D.W. Griffith, and Henry Lehrman
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the early comedy shorts of the film industry
Lost Keaton sixteen comedy shorts, 1934-37( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, Keaton signed a contract with Earle W. Hammons' Educational Pictures, which specialized in comedy short subjects. This move was a return to his roots, crafting a stream of two-reel comedies in rapid succession, as he had done in the early 1920s, when he first refined his cinematic craft. Contains all sixteen films made at Educational Pictures
Hollywood cavalcade( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly Adair is a toiling stage actress in New York City. She aspires to make it big in the fledgling motion picture business. As the years pass, Molly's star continues to rise. Hollywood director Michael Linnet Connors discovers Molly and takes her from a Broadway understudy to a 1913 Hollywood star. She marries her co-star thinking Connors is not in love with her. Connors fires both of them, damaging his career
The extra girl by Richard Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sue Graham lives in the tiny hamlet of River Bend. When her parents refuse to let her marry her sweetheart, Dave Giddings, she enters a movie contest and wins. But Sue finds stardom in Hollywood very elusive and winds up working in the wardrobe department at a studio. She convinces her parents to sell everything they have to join her in Hollywood, but they are taken in by a swindler and lose all their money. Giddings comes out to help Sue get a better job, but she is determined to track down the swindler and get the money back. Eventually she is successful and everyone returns to River Bend."--Janiss Garza, All Movie Guide
Keystone by Dave Douglas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fatty and Mabel adrift tells the story of Mabel and Fatty. When Mabel refuses Al's offer of marriage to accept Fatty's, Al vows revenge, hiring Brutus Bombastic's gang to execute it. Soon Mabel and Fatty and their house are floating out to sea, and it's up to Teddy the dog to get through to the Keystone Kops
The Toll gate His bitter pill( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 74 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
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four of Chaplin's films
W.C. Fields, world's funniest man( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.C. Fields stars in three comedy films. In the first he poses as a golf instructor at a fashionable hotel. The second is about a day in the life of a dentist. The third is based on an earlier stage sketch satirizing an old melodrama, Stolen bonds
Tillie's punctured romance Mabel's married life( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 68 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
In the beginning film comedy pioneers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Keystone tonight! Mack Sennett comedies( Visual )

4 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."
King of comedy by Mack Sennett( Book )

19 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in English and French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erindringer fra Hollywood i stumfilmens dage
Those awful hats( Visual )

4 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in an early cinema house, this comic short illustrates the problems with the gals' hats obscuring the movie patron's line of vision
W.C. Fields' comedy bag( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.C. Fields stars in three comedy films. In the first he poses as a golf instructor at a fashionable hotel. The second is a comedy about a day in the life of a dentist. The third is based on an earlier stage sketeh satirizing an old melodrama, Stolen bonds
 
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W.C. Fields : 6 short films
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Mack Sennett Amerikaans filmregisseur

Mack Sennett attore, sceneggiatore e regista canadese

Mack Sennett Canadian-American actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter and cinematographer

Mack Sennett US-amerikanischer Filmemacher

Sinnott, Michael.

Sinnott, Michael 1880-1960

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Tillie's punctured romanceKing of comedyKing of comedyKeystone, the life and clowns of Mack SennettVocal selections from Mack & Mabel : the musical romance of Mack Sennett's funny and fabulous HollywoodThe films of Mack Sennett : credit documentation from the Mack Sennett collection at the Margaret Herrick LibraryMack Sennett's fun factory : a history and filmography of his studio and his Keystone and Mack Sennett comedies, with biographies of players and personnel