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Mack made movies / Don Brown.

By: Brown, Don.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, 2003Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0761315381 (trade ed.); 9780761315384 (trade ed.); 0761325042 (library binding); 9780761325048 (library binding); 0761315349 (trade); 9780761315346 (trade); 0761324151 (library binding); 9780761324157 (library binding); 1596430915; 9781596430914.Subject(s): Sennett, Mack, 1880-1960 -- Juvenile literature | Motion picture producers and directors -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Motion picture actors and actresses -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 791.43/0233/092 | B
Production Credits: Music, Chris Kubie.
Read by George Guidall.Summary: A simple biography of the director whose silent films immortalized such slapstick clowns as the Keystone Kops, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, and Ben Turpin.
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A simple biography of the director whose silent films immortalized such slapstick clowns as the Keystone Kops, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, and Ben Turpin.

Music, Chris Kubie.

Read by George Guidall.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 2-5-Mack Sennett's lifetime (1880-1960) spanned enormous changes in the entertainment industry, and he was one of the "movers and shakers" when motion pictures were first becoming popular. He always wanted to be involved in entertainment, and even started out as the rear-end of a horse. He moved scenery, sang a little, danced poorly, and worked his way up. When motion pictures were invented, he decided the medium was perfect for slapstick comedy. His films introduced the Keystone Kops, Charlie Chaplin, and the pie in the face gag. Don Brown's picture book biography (Roaring Brook, 2003) pays homage to film industry pioneer. Listeners will enjoy George Guidall's rich voice as he reads the interesting and often humorous text. Brown's soft sepia-tone pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations reflect the same touches of humor. This is a fun biography of a person who is probably unfamiliar to the target audience.-Teresa Bateman, Brigadoon Elementary, Federal Way, WA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Don Brown is the author and illustrator of many acclaimed picture book biographies, including Across a Dark and Wild Sea and Kid Blink Beats the World. He lives in Merrick, New York.

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