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Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

Director: Mack Sennett

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Mabel Normand

By the end of 1914, when this movie came out, film audiences were demanding two things: feature-length films and as much… 317 more words


Mabel at the Wheel (1914)

Director: Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett

In early 1914, Charlie Chaplin (later to direct and star in such films as “The Gold Rush” and “ 225 more words


Happy Birthday Charlie Chaplin

Tomorrow is the 125th birthday of Charlie Chaplin.  His comedic timing and on-screen brilliance are often imitated, but never have they been completely duplicated.  Watch any of his silent films you can, but also make a point of watching… 1,602 more words

Thinking of Warmer Days

Winter in New York City is messy.  I just got back from a lovely visit with family in sunny California.  The day I left it snowed and the day I returned it snowed.   76 more words