Mack Sennett's fun factory : a history and filmography of his studio and his Keystone and Mack Sennett comedies, with biographies of players and personnel / Brent E. Walker.

Published
  • Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc. c2010
Physical description
viii, 663 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780786436101
  • 0786436107
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index.
Contents
  • Mack Sennett and the movies: a historical overview. From Broadway to Biograph: Mack Sennett at the Biograph Company ; Creating a legend: the Keystone Film Company in the mutual years -- One point of the triangle: Keystone joins the Triangle Film Company ; On his own: the Paramount-Mack Sennett comedies ; The feature film quest: Associated Producers and Associated First National ; Back on two-reels: the Sennett-Pathé years ; Learning to talk: Mack Sennett and educational pictures ; The last hurrah: Sennett and Paramount Publix ; Taking early retirement: the post-studio years -- Mack Sennett filmography. The Biography Company (1908-1912) ; Keystone comedies released by Mutual (1912-1915) ; Keystone comedies released by Triangle (1915-1917) ; Paramount-Mack Sennett comedies released by Famous Players-Lasky (1917-1921) ; Mack Sennett comediees released by Associated Producers and Associated First National Pictures (1921-1922) ; Mack Sennett comedies released by Pathé (1923-1929) ; Mack Sennett comedies released by Educational (1928-1932) ; Mack Sennett comedies released by Paramount Publix (1932-1933) ; Feature films produced by Mack Sennett (1914-1932) ; Other Mack Sennett film credits, and appearances on Broadway, radio and television ; Theatrical compilation films featuring Mack Sennett footage -- Biographies of Keystone and Mack Sennett studio personnel. Performers ; Creative and technical personnel ; Other notable personnel.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Filmography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • "Comprehensive career study of pioneering film producer Mack Sennett, with filmography covering films produced, directed, written by, or featuring Sennett, including casts, credits, synopses, production and release dates, locations, cross-references of remade stories and gags, footage excerpted in compilations, identification of prints existing in archives. Contains biographies of performers and technical personnel connected with Sennett"--Provided by publisher.

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British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2011.b.120
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YK.2013.b.9577 vol. 1
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YK.2013.b.9578 vol. 2
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: Order in Reading Room C200.b.9400
University of St Andrews Library: Main Library PN1998.3S43W2 v.Vol 1
University of St Andrews Library: Main Library PN1998.3S43W2 v.Vol 2

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