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  1. City OKs 21-story Hollywood hotel towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Curbed

    ... Richard Neutra-designed home, and a Van Nuys amusement park are just a few of the sites we can no longer enjoy. Mack Sennett-a Hollywood giant with the nickname the "King of Comedy"-used a giant pie and swimsuit models to to draw attention to the ...

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  2. Northridge midcentury with pool, original kitchen asks $750KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Curbed

    ... Richard Neutra-designed home, and a Van Nuys amusement park are just a few of the sites we can no longer enjoy. Mack Sennett-a Hollywood giant with the nickname the "King of Comedy"-used a giant pie and swimsuit models to to draw attention to the ...

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  3. 1920s-era courtyard apartments on Melrose may become a boutique hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Curbed

    ... building, and put up an office tower close to Melrose and Gower. The plan was approved by the city last year. Mack Sennett-a Hollywood giant with the nickname the "King of Comedy"-used a giant pie and swimsuit models to to draw attention to the ...

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  4. Studio City was LA's original master planned megadevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Curbed

    "Mack Sennett girls" in bathing suits in Santa Monica in the 1920s. The women were ever-present on his Studio City lot.

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  5. Critics' Notebook: When You Switch Up on a (Broadway) StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... by the audience's response than the first time I saw it. I would love for the supporting cast to narrow the Mack Sennett broadness just a bit (though I think David Hyde Pierce is a marvel as Dolly's curmudgeonly romantic prey). And there are times ...

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  6. BWW Review: the Complete History of Comedy (abridged) Bows at the Falcon TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... exam on the subject. But by the time the first act came to an end, in a scene filled with strobe lights, a Mack Sennett chase replete with cream pies flying and cops falling down took center stage, and what we had been hearing about started to make ...

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  7. Whitney Maris Brown as Mrs. SumlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... Plus, CCM's musical theater program presents a pair of legends from the early days of Hollywood, director Mack Sennett and silent-screen star Mabel Normand in Mack and Mabel . It's happening at UC's Corbett Auditorium this weekend only. Final ...

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  8. Euro Comics Roundup Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Bookgasm

    ... this is solely for kids, and be partly right. I mean, you can look at a Buster Keaton or a Harold Lloyd or a Mack Sennett film, and consider them movies for kids. And be partly right. But like the best of silent comedy, or just classic screwball ...

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  9. 2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... social justice themes play better than slapstick with the selection committee. (Not so in 1932: Hal Roach and Mack Sennett won the first Oscars for live action short films, in comedy and novelty, respectively.) And so it goes with this latest batch ...

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  10. Broadway Classic MACK & MABEL Comes to the SecondStory StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Mack and Mabel is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman . The plot involves the tumultuous romantic relationship between Hollywood director Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand , who became one of his biggest stars.

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  11. Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include American statesman, scientist and author Benjamin Franklin in 1706; British statesman David Lloyd George in 1863; Mack Sennett, director of slapstick silent films, in 1880; U.S. gangster Al Capone and English novelist Nevil Shute, both in 1899; actor Betty White in 1922 ; singer Eartha Kitt in 1927; beauty specialist Vidal Sassoon in 1928; actor James Earl Jones in 1931 actor Sheree North in 1932; puppeteer Shari Lewis in 1933; talk show host Maury Povich in 1939 ; Olympic gold medal-winning runner Kipchoge Keino in 1940 ; heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali in 1942; comedian Andy Kaufman in 1949; former Rolling Stones member Mick Taylor in 1949 ; musician Steve Earle in 1955 , comedian Steve Harvey in 1957 ; comic actor Jim Carrey in 1962 .

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  12. Mack SennettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Free Dictionary

    ... and Laura La Plante as alumni In 1917 Sennett gave up the Keystone trademark and organized his own company, Mack Sennett Comedies Corporation. (Sennett's corporate bosses retained the Keystone trademark and produced a cheap series of comedy shorts ...

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  13. Silent Film's Comedic SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | New Yorker

    ... and Jan. 22), from 1913, she's paired with Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle under the direction of the slapstick pioneer Mack Sennett.

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  14. The big issue: Warning shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... In any case, Jonathan Head, who has nothing to do with BBC Thai, was still at large at press time. Despite the Mack Sennett quality, it is clear that a page turned on Dec 1. The foreign press covered the succession of His Majesty King Maha ...

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  15. Way Back When in December 1916Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Edhat

    ... Santa Barbara to make movies, they were coming here to relax and have fun -- and kill animals! Movie director Mack Sennett, best known for his frenetic Keystone Cops, had a friend here in SB who invited him here to shoot -- a bear. Bears were ...

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  16. Mack and Mabel doesn't run smoothly as a star vehicle for fine actressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... been cranked into life since, notably in London in 1995, with Caroline O'Connor starring. "Mack" is Mack Sennett, the Irish-Canadian film comedy pioneer whose frenetic two-reelers were nickelodeon staples in the 20th-century's teenage years. "Mabel" ...

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  17. Toy projector from 1920s isn't so rareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    ... which made the projector, was not related to Keystone Studios. Keystone Studios was founded in 1912 by Mack Sennett and was most famous for the "Keystone Cops" series, as well as many films made by Charlie Chaplin, Marie Dressler and others. Some ...

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