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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

Week of July 1st, 1916

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley reported on an ambitious plan to make Los Angeles one of the most important vaudeville booking centers of the country. 858 more words

Chaplinmania: Mabel's Married Life (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. 692 more words

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0558 | Tillie's Punctured Romance

Back in 1914 Tillie’s Punctured Romance became the first ever feature-length comedy, and by all accounts it was a big success. Star Marie Dressler – who later won an Academy Award for her performance in… 529 more words

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Chaplinmania: The Fatal Mallet (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. 602 more words

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Chaplinmania: A Busy Day (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. 546 more words

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