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The Sunday Intertitle: Ambrose

As a kid, I adored Mack Swain in THE GOLD RUSH (as a kid, I also liked Chaplin’s narrated version, but it was the only one I’d seen). 876 more words


The Sunday Intertitle: Der Mute Tot

BEFORE there was Our Gang/The Little Rascals, it would seem, and before Chaplin’s THE KID, Mack Sennett tried his hand at packaging his own child-based Keystone Komedies. 593 more words


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!"

The following slideshows are in place to accompany the written composition on the topic.  If you are interested in the larger work, please let me know through my  610 more words