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Swain, Mack 1876-1935

Overview
Works: 212 works in 598 publications in 6 languages and 4,974 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Drama  Comedy films  Short films  Interviews  Slapstick comedy films  Compilation films  Swashbuckler films  Action and adventure films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
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Publications about Mack Swain
Publications by Mack Swain
Publications by Mack Swain, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Mack Swain
 
Most widely held works by Mack Swain
The gold rush by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
227 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,611 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
Gold rush ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,110 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 186 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 147 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
Caught in the rain by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
3 editions published between 1914 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 101 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in English and held by 100 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)
The Toll gate His bitter pill ( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 100 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
His prehistoric past ( visu )
5 editions published between 1914 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 97 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
Mabel's married life ( visu )
4 editions published between 1914 and 1992 in English and held by 95 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
The forgotten films of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 93 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
His musical career ( visu )
2 editions published in 1914 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 93 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
His trysting places ( visu )
1 edition published in 1914 in No Linguistic Content and held by 92 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
A busy day ( visu )
1 edition published in 1914 in No Linguistic Content and held by 92 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
Getting acquainted by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 92 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
Beloved rogue by Alan Crosland( visu )
5 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Tillie's punctured romance by Mack Sennett( visu )
14 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 73 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
Goldrausch by Reiner Knizia( visu )
34 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of the Tramp's apparently hopeless love for a dance-hall girl with the often wildly funny story of the Tramp and his burly gold-prospecting partner (Mack Swain) heading off to make their fortunes in the great Yukon gold rush. 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
Keystone tonight! : Mack Sennett comedies ( visu )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 42 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 40 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
 
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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
Մարկ Սուեյն դերասան
ماك سوين
ماك سوين ممثل من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية
مک سوین بازیگر آمریکایی
マック・スウェイン
马克·斯维恩
Languages
English (238)
German (27)
French (14)
Spanish (13)
Portuguese (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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