Double Feature with DINNER AT EIGHT, showing in place of MIN AND BILL. Please note new showtimes for today’s screenings.
(1914) dir Mack Sennett w/Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, Charlie Chaplin [82 min; 16mm]
Mabel Normand was a frequent collaborator – both behind and in front of the camera – with Mack Sennett and a mentor to Charlie Chaplin. Here she works with both alongside another female comedic powerhouse: the unstoppable Marie Dressler – a popular stage comedienne making her screen debut in the first feature-length comedy. Chaplin plays a cad who seduces a country bumpkin (Dressler) while attempting to steal her money and hold on to his old girlfriend (Normand).
MABEL’S MARRIED LIFE
(1914) dir Mack Sennett w/Mabel Normand, Charlie Chaplin [17 min; DCP]
In this short film co-written by Normand and Chaplin, the pair attempt to outdo each other for worst spouse award – Charlie as a drunk and Mabel as a flirtatious bruiser.
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- Sunday 3/5
- at 3:15, 7:30 PM
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