International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers. Vol. 3: by Sara Pendergast, Tom Pendergast

By Sara Pendergast, Tom Pendergast

This accomplished source offers thorough assurance of movies and filmmakers via to the spring of 2000. Entrants contains mythical movies, actors and actresses, administrators, writes and different creation artists. Entries comprise a close essay; biographies; filmographies; complete credit; significant awards; and up to date bibliographies. This fourth variation comprises greater than 260 new entries and greater than two hundred up-to-date entries.

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For the next several years, he worked odd jobs and performed at the Pasadena Playhouse. In 1938, he was ‘‘discovered’’ and signed to a contract with Samuel Goldwyn. In ANDREWS 1940, Andrews made his screen debut in The Westerner. Fox purchased half of Andrews’s contract, and his performance in Tobacco Road moved him into A pictures. In 1941, Andrews appeared in Jean Renoir’s Swamp Water, a simple, atmospheric film Andrews recalled as one of his favorites. In 1943, Andrews moved closer to star status with his convincing portrayal of Donald Martin, the young rancher hanged by the lynching mob in The Ox Bow Incident.

Films as Actor: (shorts unless otherwise noted; contribution as director indicated where known): 1909 Ben’s Kid (Boggs); Mrs. Jones’ Birthday; Making It Pleasant for Him 1910 The Sanitarium (The Clinic) (Santschi) ACTORS AND ACTRESSES, 4th EDITION 1913 Alas! Poor Yorick (Colin Campbell) (as player in female costume); The Gangsters (Lehrman); Passions, He Had Three (Lehrman); Help! , Hydrophobia! (Lehrman); The Waiters’ Picnic (Sennett); The Bandit (Sennett); Peeping Pete (Sennett); For the Love of Mabel (Lehrman); The Tell Tale Light (Sennett); A Noise from the Deep (Sennett); Love and Courage (Lehrman); Professor Bean’s Removal (Lehrman); The Riot (Sennett); Mabel’s New Hero (Sennett); Fatty’s Day Off (Wilfred Lucas); Mabel’s Dramatic Career (Sennett); The Gypsy Queen (Sennett); Mother’s Boy (Lehrman); The Fatal Taxicab (Sennett); When Dreams Come True (Sennett); Two Old Tars (Lehrman); A Quiet Little Wedding (Wilfred Lucas); The Speed Kings (Wilfred Lucas); Fatty at San Diego (George Nichols); Wine (George Nichols); Fatty Joins the Forces (George Nichols); The Woman Haters (Lehrman); Fatty’s Flirtation (George Nichols); His Sister’s Kids (George Nichols); He Would a Hunting Go (George Nichols); Ride for a Bride (George Nichols) 1914 A Misplaced Foot (Wilfred Lucas); The Under Sheriff (George Nichols); A Flirt’s Mistake (George Nichols); In the Clutches of the Gang (George Nichols); A Rebecca’s Wedding Day (George Nichols); A Robust Romeo (George Nichols); Twixt Love and Fire (George Nichols); A Film Johnnie (George Nichols); Tango Tangles (Sennett); His Favorite Pastime (George Nichols) (as fellow drunk); A Rural Dream (A Rival Demon) (Sennett and Lehrman); Barnyard Flirtations (A Barnyard Flirtation); Chicken Chaser (+ d); A Bath House Beauty (+ d); Where Hazel Met the Villain (+ d); A Suspended Ordeal (+ d); The Water Dog (+ d); The Alarm (+ co-d); The Knockout (Avery); Fatty and the Heiress (+ co-d); Fatty’s Finish (+ d); Love and Bullets (+ d); A Rowboat Romance (+ d); The Sky Pirate (+ co-d); Those Happy Days (+ d); That Minstrel Man (+ d); Those Country Kids (+ d); Fatty’s Gift (+ co-d); The Masquerader (The Masquerade) (Chaplin); A Brand New Hero (+ co-d); The Rounders (Chaplin); Lover’s Luck (+ d); Fatty’s Debut (+ co-d); Fatty Again (+ d); Their Ups and Downs (+ d); Zip, the Dodger (+ d); Lovers’ Post Office (+ d); An Incompetent Hero (+ d); Fatty’s Jonah Day (+ co-d); Fatty’s Wine Party (+ co-d); The Sea Nymphs (+ d); Leading Lizzie Astray (+ co-d); Shotguns that Kick (+ d); Fatty’s Magic Pants (Fatty’s Magic Party; Fatty’s Suitless Day) (+ co-d); Fatty and Minnie He-Haw (Fatty’s Minnie-He-Haw) (+ co-d); Our Country Cousin; Caught in a Flue; The Baggage Smasher; Tillie’s Punctured Romance (Sennett); Killing Horace; The Bowery Boys; Lover’s Post Office; How Hiram Won Out; The Peddler 1915 Mabel and Fatty’s Wash Day (+ d); Mabel and Fatty’s Simple Life (Fatty and Mabel’s Simple Life) (+ d); Fatty and Mabel at the San Diego Exposition (+ d); Mabel, Fatty, and the Law (+ d); Fatty’s New Role (+ co-d); Mabel and Fatty’s Married Life (Fatty and Mabel’s Married Life) (+ d); Fatty’s Reckless Fling (+ d); Fatty’s Chance Acquaintance (+ d); Love in Armor (+ d); That Little Band of Gold (+ co-d); Fatty’s Faithful Fido (+ co-d); When Love Took Wings (+ d); Wished on Mabel (+ d); Mabel and Fatty Viewing the World’s Fair at San Francisco, California (+ d); Mabel’s Wilful Way (+ d); Miss Fatty’s Seaside Lovers (+ d); The Little Teacher (Small Town Bully) (Sennett); Fatty’s Plucky Pup (+ d); Fatty’s Tintype Tangle ARBUCKLE 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1925 1932 1933 (+ d); Fickle Fatty’s Fall (+ d); The Village Scandal (+ d); Fatty and the Broadway Stars (+ co-d); Rum and Wallpaper; Colored Villainy; Among the Mourners Fatty and Mabel Adrift (+ d); He Did and He Didn’t (Love and Lobsters) (+ d); The Bright Lights (The Lure of Broadway) (as cook, + d); His Wife’s Mistake (as janitor, + d); The Other Man (+ d); The Waiters’ Ball (+ d); His Alibi (+ d); A Cream Puff Romance (A Reckless Romeo) (+ d) The Butcher Boy (+ d, sc); The Rough House (+ d, sc); His Wedding Night (+ d, sc); Oh, Doctor!

Certainly, one must note that only a remarkably unselfconscious performer could take on so many roles which so shamelessly commented upon or exploited her own image—her comic turn in The Swinger, for instance, in which she plays a character with her own real last name (Olsson), who only pretends to be promiscuous to garner success; or roles that lampoon her own physical attributes—such as Lady Booby in Joseph Andrews, or Charming Jones in The Villain (which crosses Road Runner cartoons with Al Capp caricatures).

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