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Week of June 30th, 1917

Mack Sennett

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley reported that with the departure of two major producers Triangle Film Corporation was falling apart. Founded in July, 1915, Triangle was intended to be a prestige studio based on productions of D.W. 708 more words

Indian Runner's Romance (1909)

Mary Pickford Season: FD Cinematheque

The Indian Runner’s Romance (1909)

Director: DW Griffith

Cast: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Frank Powell, Arthur V Johnson, James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Lottie Pickford, Mack Sennett… 56 more words


Week of June 9th, 1917

Stan Jefferson, 1913

With his partner, Mae Dahlberg

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley noted that in response to the war, the film world was moving away from heavy dramas and making more comedies. 650 more words

Writing History: "May and December" and "Never Again!"

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Week of May 5th, 1917

June Caprice

Marguerite Clark

Mary Miles Minter

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley was inspired by two not very good movies to write: 736 more words

Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)

US 82m, B&W, Silent
Director: Mack Sennett; Cast: Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Charles Bennett, Chester Conklin, Charley Chase

Featuring a who’s who of silent comedy stars, including the Keystone Cops, Tillie’s Punctured Romance is notable as cinema’s first feature-length comedy film, and the last that Chaplin would make, in which he didn’t either write or direct. 42 more words