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

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

by Brent E. Walker
     
 

"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.

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"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.

Editorial Reviews

Booklist/RBB
this volume will be especially useful for researchers. It belongs in any comprehensive film-studies collection...useful...exhaustive
Choice
The most thorough resource to date on Sennett and his wacky world of gags, speedy comic chases, and the inevitable abuse of human bodies and property. Recommended
Library Journal
an exceptional work.... Walker has made a significant contribution to the history of the film industry...essential
Booklist
this volume will be especially useful for researchers. It belongs in any comprehensive film-studies collection...useful...exhaustive
Midwest Book Review
Brent E Walker has compiled and published an impressively detailed compendium comprising an exhaustive and chronologically presented filmography...a welcome and seminal addition that should be a core part of personal, academic, and community library American Film history reference collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786477111
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/25/2013
Pages:
671
Sales rank:
1,095,336
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.60(d)

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