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Chaplinmania: Tango Tangles (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. 586 more words

Entertainment

Focus: Paul Grenbeaux

I find Grenbeaux’s technical skills as remarkable as his aesthetics: his photographs, no matter what the subject (or the finish), are speaking likenesses, rich with atmosphere. 89 more words

Actors

A Busy Day (1914)

US 6m, B&W, Silent
Director: Mack Sennett; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, Mack Sennett, Billy Gilbert

An unusual role for Chaplin, we see him playing the jealous wife of a husband who takes a fancy to another woman during a parade. 69 more words

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EDDIE REDMAYNE JOINS OMEGA IN LA FOR AN EVENING OF MASTERY

OMEGA celebrates the launch of the World’s First Master Chronometer with a glamorous toast to the Globemaster in the city where stars are born.

Oscar-winning actor and OMEGA ambassador Eddie Redmayne joined a host of VIP guests at Mack Sennett Studios to celebrate the release of a timepiece many years in the making. 417 more words

Filmy World

HARRY LANGDON: ACTOR RETROSPECTIVE ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH

Harry Langdon (June 15, 1884 – December 22, 1944)

Charlie Chaplin said he “only felt threatened by Harry Langdon.” Samuel Becket wanted Langdon to act in his experimental film, but had to use Buster Keaton after Langdon’s early death. 5,911 more words

Film Reviews

A Muddy Romance (1913)

One off the most famous Keystone romps includes Mabel Normand and Ford Sterling, a whole bunch of Keystone Cops, and a curiously muddy dry lake. 647 more words

Reviews

Mabel's Dramatic Career (1913)

Mack Sennett combines several older comedic tropes in this film to produce a rollicking, and, I would say, unusually sophisticated comedy short for Keystone. 814 more words

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