The Marvelous Mabel Normand: Leading Lady of Film Comedy

Available to book from 9 November.

Mabel’s Blunder (1914)

Mabel’s Blunder (1914)

Mabel Normand was the irrepressible spirit of early Hollywood, an extraordinary performer from the anarchic days of Mack Sennett’s Keystone company to the more polished comedies of the 1920s.

As an actor, producer and director she worked with the best: in this selection of short films we see her with Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle and a young Oliver Hardy — but make no mistake, Normand’s the star here.

Films included in the package:

Mabel’s Dramatic Career (1913)
Mabel’s Blunder (1914)
His Trysting Place (1914)
Should Men Walk Home? (1927)

Available to book with pre-recorded score from 9 November. The Meg Morley Trio are available to accompany performances of this package from 24 November.

Venues

December

16 December
Eden Court, Inverness

18 December
Showroom, Sheffield

From 26 December
Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast

January

6 January
HOME, Manchester

From 12 January
Plymouth Arts Centre

13 January
Regency Town House, Hove

From 19 January
Plymouth Arts Centre
Electric Picture House, Wotton Under Edge

21 January
Black Country Touring

24 January
Stoke Film Theatre

From 26 January
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

March

25 March
Forum Cinema Hexham

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