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Sennett, Mack 1880-1960

Overview
Works: 795 works in 1,260 publications in 3 languages and 9,643 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Music  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Producer, Director, Actor, Attributed name, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Costume designer, Photographer, Dedicatee, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997.A1, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mack Sennett
Publications by Mack Sennett
Publications by Mack Sennett, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mack Sennett
W.C. Fields 6 short films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 415 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
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 226 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
Landmarks of early film ( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 197 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
Tillie's punctured romance by Mack Sennett( visu )
49 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 189 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
Chaplin at Keystone ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 183 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
Slapstick encyclopedia ( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Showcases the early comedy shorts of the film industry
Lost Keaton sixteen comedy shorts, 1934-37 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 158 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 80 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
Keystone by Dave Douglas( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in No Linguistic Content and held by 80 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 extra girl ( visu )
6 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in English and held by 79 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
The Toll gate His bitter pill ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 76 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
W.C. Fields, world's funniest man ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 74 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
In the beginning film comedy pioneers ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 71 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
Tillie's punctured romance Mabel's married life ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 68 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
Keystone tonight! Mack Sennett comedies ( visu )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 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."
W.C. Fields' comedy bag ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 57 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
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Classic comedy about hotshot reporter (March) who exploits Vermont girl's "imminent" death from radium poisoning for headline value in N.Y.C
The Fatal glass of beer by Clyde Bruckman( visu )
16 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Mr. Snavely (W.C. Fields) is a Yukon prospector awaiting the return of his wayward son, Chester (George Chandler). It seems that years ago, Chester had drank "the fatal glass of beer" that sent him on his path to the big city and a life of hedonism. After being released from prison, Chester is now on his way home to his mother and father. This film is considered one of Fields' best comedy shorts
Blue melodies ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Musical shorts, produced to merely fill out the film program, have in many cases acquired more value than the features they once supported. They offer unparalleled opportunities to see and hear great artists in action - and sometimes present surprisingly gutsy subject matter via truly innovative film technique. Case in point: this volume presents priceless blues-oriented footage from the early years of sound. The legendary "Empress of the blues", Bessie Smith, stars in her only film, the once-notorious musical drama "St. Louis Blues". Teenaged Billie Holiday performs with Duke Ellington's Orchestra in "Symphony In Black", perhaps the greatest of Ellington's shorts. Another Ellington piece, "Bundle Of Blues", spotlights his favorite band singer, Ivie Anderson, while George Dewey Washington's powerful baritone transcends some stereotypical situations in "Ol' King Cotton". And, months before her Broadway debut, an unnervingly girlish Ethel Merman defends her life before a judge in the surreal "Her Future", shot at the Paramount studio in Merman's hometown (Astoria, Queens). Also staring in this volume - definitely in a lighter vein - are bandleader Vince Lopez (who conducts a bouncy "St. Louis Blues" in "Those Blues"), Cab Calloway ("Jitterbug Party"), and Bing Crosby performing his theme song "Where The Blue Of The Night Meets The Gold Of The Day".--Back of container
Fatty Arbuckle (1915) ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A collection of short silent films produced in 1915 starring Fatty Arbuckle
 
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Alternative Names
Sinnott, Michael.
Sinnott, Michael 1880-1960
セネット, マック
Languages
English (173)
Italian (7)
French (6)
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