1880: Slapstick king Mack Sennett
, creator of the Keystone Cops, was born in Quebec.
THEATRE LIPA: Mack and Mabel The tempestuous love story of two of the silent movie era's biggest names, director Mack Sennett
and his star, Mabel Normand.
Griffith and Mack Sennett
to form the Triangle Motion Picture Company, and to impress investors they built a formidable edifice designed to look like a Greek colonnade as their headquarters.
Then, sometime around 1913, legendary silent movie comedy actress, (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0635667/bio) Mabel Normand , working under contract for Mack Sennett
, enacted a scene where she gets smeared with pie by another popular silent movie actor Roscoe Conkling "Fatty" Arbuckle.
Legendary director Mack Sennett
's boundless energy was based on cocaine, it was claimed, and Fatty Arbuckle had a huge habit.
TV's top talent took some time to discuss their craft for Variety's Actors on Actors series at Mack Sennett
Studios in Silver Lake.
What cops did film producer Mack Sennett
bring to life in a series of silent movies?
Jonathan Church's touring production of the ill-fated affair of movie mogul Mack Sennett
and his deli girl muse Mabel Normand, hot from Chichester, looks simply gorgeous and has loads to enchant at the Wales Millennium Centre this week.
A dazzling Broadway musical comedy set in Hollywood's silent golden age and based on the real-life romance between legendary filmmaker Mack Sennett
and his rising star Mabel Normand, it's his baby.
Even fabled Mabel Normand, whom history has locked in as a tragic figure, directed a few films for Mack Sennett
. Mary Pickford, was totally different from her "Little Mary" screen image.
1912: The first Keystone Cops film was released in America by Mack Sennett
called Cohen Collects A Debt.
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.