Fun factory

United States, 1959

Film
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Episode of Series “History of the Motion Picture”.
This film tells of Mack Sennett’s rise from movie extra to king of comedy. It also looks at the style and the actors of the Mack Sennett studio, famous for its “Keystone Cops” films. Uses excerpts from films of the period.

Credits

production company

Sterling Educational Films

co-producer

Paul Killiam

Saul J. Turell

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Appears in

History of the Motion Picture

Group of items

History of the Motion Picture

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

320742

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - United States - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Sennett, Mack

Comedy

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

People → Sennett, Mack

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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