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“MACK AND MABEL” - A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY

Based on the real life tumultuous romantic relationship between early 1900s legendary filmmaker Mack Sennett and accidental starlet Mabel Normand, this will be the first Sydney professional production of Jerry Herman’s “Mack and Mabel”. 265 more words

Week of September 23rd, 1916

George Jean Nathan

Mack Sennett

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley reported that some big New York magazines had noticed Mack Sennett’s work. George Jean Nathan in his theater review column for… 818 more words

Chaplinmania: Chaplin in the Keystone Age

He first appears as someone called “the Swindler,” a dappled character scrapping it out with Henry Lehrman’s “Reporter” in the 1914 silent short comedy Making a Living… 1,087 more words

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Chaplinmania: Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)

In this Monday feature, I’ll be taking a look at the films of Charlie Chaplin. I’ll be including the shorts and will delve into what makes him such an indomitable social and cultural figure to this very day. 660 more words

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Chaplinmania: His Musical Career (1914)

In this feature, I’ll be taking a look at the films of Charlie Chaplin. I’ll be including the shorts (where possible) and will hopefully delve into what makes him such an indomitable social and cultural figure to this very day. 532 more words

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Chaplinmania: Dough and Dynamite (1914)

In this feature, I’ll be taking a look at the films of Charlie Chaplin. I’ll be including the shorts (where possible) and will hopefully delve into what makes him such an indomitable social and cultural figure to this very day. 561 more words

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W.C. Fields in THE DENTIST (1932) - What an extraction!

The following is my entry in the blogathon Hot and Bothered: The Films of 1932, being co-hosted on July 9-10, 2016 by Theresa and Aurora at their respective blogs CineMaven’s Essays from the Couch and Once Upon a Screen. 1,286 more words