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Keystone, the life and clowns of Mack Sennett

by Simon Louvish

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sennett, Mack, 1880-1960,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-331) and index.

      Statementby Simon Louvish.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.S43 L68 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 352 p. :
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3690423M
      ISBN 10057121276X
      LC Control Number2003059923

        An Irish-Canadian of impeccably uncomic ancestry, Mack Sennett founded in Hollywood in the world's first studio devoted to movie comedy alone. For the next 20 years he presided over cinema's most famous and popular clowns - from Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin, to Ben Turpin, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain, Ford Pages:   Now, with Keystone: The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett, Louvish has turned to the Canadian expatriate who established the Keystone Studio in as the world s first studio devoted entirely to film comedy. Of course Sennett didn t invent slapstick; it had been around at least since Aristophanes. But he put low comedy on celluloid (or to be /5(11).

        Keystone: The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett by Simon Louvish pp, Faber, £ The Keystone Studios were a sprawling, messy site in Edendale, California, with stages open to the sky and shack. : Mack Sennett. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. All.

      Mack Sennett American-Canadian film actor. Desc: Mack Sennett was a Canadian-American film actor, director, and producer, and studio head, known as the 'King of Comedy'.Born in Melbourne, Quebec, in , he started in films in the Biograph Company of New York, and later opened Keystone Studios in Edendale, California in Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mack Sennett's Keystone Man Myth and Comedies by Kalton Carroll Lahue at the best online prices at .


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A perfect book to read if you want to learn about the history and beginnings of american film. Early director Mack Sennett's life is brought to life as is the world of people around him.

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From the author of Stan and Ollie--a funny, fresh, and compelling look at Hollywood's Original King of Comedy From his early aspirations to sing opera, to his time under the tutelage of D.

Griffith, to the fortune and notoriety that his uncanny eye for talent deservedly brought him, Mack Sennett stood behind his belief in individuality and originality.

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