Mack Sennett

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United States filmmaker (born in Canada) noted for slapstick movies (1880-1960)


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Stagey, yes, and playing to the gallery, but what's Mack Sennett if he's not both of those things?
In 1912, almost-fifteen-year-old Jewish Jack Smith is taking chickens to the kosher butcher when he stumbles upon Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand inventing gags for one-reeler silent comedies.
First, Mack Sennett, the father of American slapstick film (starting with his signature "Keystone Kops"), blamed the demise of live action physical comedy upon both sound and the animated cartoons: "A nimble rodent [Mickey Mouse] has become the world's hem.
Think of Mack Sennett, Mary Pickford, Colleen Moore, William S.
A page later, a damascene of breathtaking floral elaboration is applied to a form as comical as a Mack Sennett policeman; it's the hilt of an Italian rapier.
The story follows the turbulent relationship between Hollywood Director, Mack Sennett, and Mabel Normand, a waitress from Brooklyn, who goes on to become one of his biggest screen stars.
In the 'Golden Age' of silent movies, Mack Sennett was famous for both the quality and the quantity of his physical comedy films.
In the story of silentmovie maker Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand, the actress he fell for, there are outstanding performances where they are needed.
With his version of The Little Teacher (also known as A Small Town Bully), Mack Sennett cast Mabel Normand, a woman with whom he was famously smitten, in the title role, and put himself in the role of the "bully" schoolboy, whose amorous feelings toward the teacher lead him to behave badly.
Para compensar estos), otros defectos mios, tengo la unica virtud de desconfiar del cine artistico; recuerdo que cuando los guardias de Mack Sennett caian en charcos y se colmaban de pastel de crema, otras gentes importantes hacian un cine elevado y noble.
It developed into one of the most active forces in the early years of American cinema and its studios at 11 East 14th Street in New York City were the spawning ground for such formative talents as Griffith and Mack Sennett.
This season, Jerry Herman's 1974 Mack and Mabel, about silent-film maestro Mack Sennett and his star, Mabel Normand, gets a second chance to be a hit.
Chaplin, Laurel y Hardy, Buster Keaton, Mack Sennett, los Hermanos Marx, Peter Sellers, Jack Lemmon y otros, actuaron en forma personal, llegando siempre a conceptos eticos y de conducta social moralmente aprobados en sus peliculas.