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Happy Times and Jolly Moments (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Short | 1943 (USA)
This short is an affectionate look at the work of Mack Sennett in the silent era. It includes segments from several unidentified comedies featuring such stars as Ben Turpin and 'Fatty ... See full summary »
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Lou Marcelle Lou Marcelle ... Narrator (voice)
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This short is an affectionate look at the work of Mack Sennett in the silent era. It includes segments from several unidentified comedies featuring such stars as Ben Turpin and 'Fatty Arbuckle'. Also included is an early glimpse of 'Gloria Swanson' as a Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1943 (USA) See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Connections

Edited from Home Talent (1921) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during the shot of Mack Sennett Studios
Also played during the former Bathing Beauty sequence
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Return With Us To The Thrilling Days Of Yesteryear
8 August 2000 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

A Warner Brothers Short Subject.

Leering villains. Damsels in distress. Frantic chases. Wacky slapstick humor. All this & more, as we fondly remember so many HAPPY TIMES AND JOLLY MOMENTS from the days of Silent Cinema.

This nostalgic little film is a look at many crazy highlights from the Mack Sennett Studios' heyday. Ben Turpin, James Finlayson, and other stars of the past are recollected in some of their funniest film clips. We get to watch a Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty talent contest. We're taken to a splendiferous custard pie throwing melee with Roscoe `Fatty' Arbuckle. Finally, after pratfalls, violence & assorted mayhem, we get to ride along with the Keystone Kops on a wild & wonderful road chase.


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