Appeared in episode of "Biography in Sound", broadcast February 28, 1956, in which W.C. Fields
was the subject.
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Mack Sennet | Mr. Mack Sennett
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The more Keystone comedies I make, the more convinced I become that comedy is an art, and a high one at that. If those who are inclined to scoff at me will try their hand at directing just one of those comedies they designate as anything but art, I am pretty certain they will concede me my point.
Formed Keystone Studios in August 1912 with Adam Kessel
and Charles Bauman
. The company was originally a production subsidiary of the New York Motion Picture Company.
Franticly wild comedies that had observed no physical reality while the characters descended into chaos in improvised storylines and situations. Many of the films had the appearance of a squad of incompetant policemen known as the Keystone Kops
, who would arrive in overloaded cars which they would often leave destroyed while they contributed to the mess they were sent to stop. This group has come...
The King of Comedy