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?
Mack Sennett (Michael Sinnott) was another Canadian whose family came from Ireland.
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.
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.
Jeremy Hobbs takes the role of Mack Sennett, owner of the Keystone Studios.
Mack Sennett could have been put in charge of this one.
One skull fragment, larger than the others, struck a tall, well-dressed man on the cheek, cutting the skin and splashing brains against his face like a custard pie in a Mack Sennett comedy.
At 1712 Glendale Boulevard, you can still see the warehouse building where Mack Sennett made his Keystone Kops comedies.
Silent Film: Watch "Lizzies of the Field," the classic Mack Sennett slapstick comedy with live piano accompaniment.