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Larry ends up having eyes only for Sally McNitt, Mr. McNitt’s visiting daughter, and she, in turn is interested in him. Some misunderstandings on Larry’s part – he ends up believing that Sally is the household maid, and that she and Mr. McNitt are having an affair – and Mrs. But Phyllis’s coming to a decision of her own and Mr. McNitt’s looking out for the welfare of his daughter may throw wrenches into the proceedings.

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Mack Sennett once aspired to be an opera singer but instead made his mark as early Hollywood’s master of mirth. Sennett began his career as a performer in a Baptist church choir in New York. He landed a few odd acting jobs after that and in wormed his way into the old Biograph Studios, where he was able to observe the work of D. Griffith and Mary Pickford. That was the end of his brief acting career and the start of his life a director and producer of film comedies.

In his rise to fame, Sennett discovered more talent than anyone before or after him. One of his most notable products was actress Mabel Normand — who died in her mids — with whom he had a long romance. A pioneer of the silents, Sennett was faced with obsolescence when sound came in. But he defied the pessimists and cranked out 80 sound comedies and his slapstick became even more popular.

He moved to Paramount where he introduced Bing Crosby and W. Fields, and later to 20th Century-Fox to serve briefly as an associate producer. At the peak of his career, Sennett owned three homes which became the scene of lavish parties for friends and employees. He lived a madcap, extravagant life and became known and loved as the kind of comedy. Himself Oh, Mabel Behave

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Third, the acting is superb. I thought it was interesting, during a recent John Ford documentary, Mr. Her parents were Frederick C.

Larry ends up having eyes only for Sally McNitt, Mr. McNitt’s visiting daughter, and she, in turn is interested in him. Matchmaking Mamma.

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Still taking shots, she is egged on by the drunken chantings of the crowd. Most vampires meet their mates when they’ve both already turned. So sharing it might have suffered the same limitations as when I did something sneaky like going by “Anna”, which is part of my real name but not all of it. It is the oldest surviving Yiddish film. It makes me especially sleepy when Mama carries me, and I wasn’t up for much more conversation than that.

Cautions against pilot drinking and failing to check weather and sea-worthiness of boat before going out June Johnny Havoc, a pint-sized 5’1″unlicensed private investigator Roy Johansen: I don’t especially want a stepfather; I can’t imagine Mama being happy with one.

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A society matron wants to marry her daughter off to a rich young fella, but he has his eye on her stepdaughter. The Mack Sennett Bathing Beauties make several appearances. Now Showing Library Feed Notebook. Beautiful, interesting, incredible cinema.

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After that, the series settles down into its groove, which doesn’t provide anything new of interest for Toobworld for the most part. The practical-joking, impulsively outspoken aspects of her personality had been confined to her offscreen life until Hawks merged them into her role of the hot-tempered actress who verbally battles her flamboyant ex-directorllover John Barrymore in the successful filming of Hecht and MacArthur’s rowdy stage play.

They loved the outdoor life and shared times hunting and riding together. We were just two completely incompatible people. Unsure how audiences would receive a comedy starring the late actress, United Artists released “To Be or Not to Be” in tribute to Lombard. Oftentimes it’s only the pilot episode that’s of any interest to a televisiologist such as myself. Carole Lombard Academy Awards.

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Reed-slender and ethereally beautiful, Lombard continued to appear successfully in dramatic movies during the early ‘s. McNitt’s visiting daughter, and she, in turn is interested in him. The only extra is a series of stills from the making of “Faust”. The room remains largely unaltered since the Gables stayed there more than 60 years ago. In fact, the DVD artfully enhances Murnau’s vision. No Man of Her Own …. Lady by Choice …. McNitt wants out of sight. Was elected “May Queen” in Sinners in the Sun ….

Big News as Carol Lombard …. She becomes pregnant, is rejected by her family, and must fend for herself in a harsh, cruel world. Larry ends up having eyes only for Sally McNitt, Mr. Leading radio personalities entertained troops in Australian military camps, and read out on air letters from servicemen and women. Durand of the Bad Lands as Carol Lombard ….

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Kalich’s first Yiddish musical, the film not only explores the by now familiar themes of cross-dressing, but is a genuine attempt to document urban and rural Eastern European Jewish experience. Enter the title of the play or the author’s last name and click “find next. Mountain Kailash, by Samuel Zuder.

Harry Edwards est un réalisateur, scénariste et acteur canadien né le 11 octobre à Clunked on the Corner · Sitting Pretty · Calling Hubby’s Bluff · Matchmaking Mamma · The Nightwatchman’s Mistake.

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Current mood: enthralled. Bidding begins Sunday, and will continue for a week. Thankfully, the answer is yes. And yes, Carole indeed makes it look better. Current mood: accomplished. Eastern next Tuesday. The rest of the silent-era photos are from films now deemed lost, so all of these images have shown up before. Current mood: thankful. She normally played a world-weary, wise-cracking woman who either could teach the lead a thing or two or cut them down to size with a wonderful riposte.

Born in Trenton, N. While she had appeared in a few silents in minor roles, the bulk of her work was on the stage. George M. Cohan liked her way with a line, and she regularly appeared in several of his productions. When talking pictures became dominant, she headed to Hollywood, was signed by Warners, and soon became a valued part of their magnificent troupe of character actors.

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Mustachioed Australian Billy Bevan makes five appearances tonight and cross-eyed comic Ben Turpin appears in three. Both are frequently teamed with Vernon Dent, a familiar face to fans of the Three Stooges shorts. See below. Mack Sennett left with Harry Langdon in

Matchmaking mamma Third, the acting is superb. Emil Jannings’ performance as Mephisto is Fourth, Murnau’s job as director of “Faust” is masterful.

Carole Lombard made probably just as many or more silent movies and shorts as she did talkies, but unfortunately, the hilarity in Matchmaking Mama has nothing to do with her role. This short subject features Lombard as a socialite with an eye for men, any men. Her mother Daphne Pollard has her sights set on Larry Matty Kemp as a suitable husband for daughter Phyllis, who is also cast in a play that requires he kiss the young woman.

The man is entranced by her legs, but being a very modest girl, Sally scurries about trying to figure out how to put the pan down without further exposing herself. This leads Sally to cast the man off and both parties are terribly unhappy. Pollard even without sound plays an intolerable small woman with the fury of someone twice her size. We can see easily from her interactions with others how dominant she is, and the witty dialogue of the intertitles does wonders for this comedy.

The story is adorable and romantic; I only regret Lombard was not featured more prominently. Her glamorous side was certainly played up over her comedic possibilities. Matchmaking Mama also features a scene photographed in color. Technicolor made possible a limited dance routine scene that features a bunch of young women in green and red hues. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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