Sunday, July 25, 2021

Pep/Punch/Personality -- July 25, 2021

Exhibitors Herald, 09-July-1921

Brownie the Dog starred in Century Comedies, ably supported by Baby Peggy Montgomery, who died just last year. "The Most Wonderful Animal in the World."

Moving Picture World, 16-July-1921

Reelcraft Pictures Corporation offered Mirth, Sun-Lite and Aladdin Comedies, which it touted as having "Pep/Punch/Personality."

Moving Picture World, 02-July-1921

By 1921, most of Mack Sennett's biggest stars, Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Roscoe Arbuckle, were long gone, although Mabel returned later in the year to make features. He continued to produce short comedies, many, like "Call a Cop!," starring Eddie Gribbon and beautiful Marie Prevost.

Photoplay, July, 1921

Moving Picture Weekly, 09-July-1921

Ben Turpin was Sennett's biggest star during this period.

Moving Picture World, 02-July-1921

Moving Picture World, 16-July-1921

The Christie Film Company was a major producer of short comedies from 1911 to 1933. Al Christie was the director and Charles Christie ran the business. The Christies featured situation comedy more than the slapstick favored by Mack Sennett and Hal Roach. "Class, Fun and Cleanliness."

Moving Picture World, 23-July-1921

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