An ardent cinephile on top of his career interests, Mason narrated two British documentary series supervised by Kevin Brownlow: Hollywood (1980), on the silent cinema and Unknown Chaplin (1983), devoted to out-take material from the films of Sir Charlie Chaplin. Mason had been a long-time neighbour and friend of the comedian.
Charlie Chaplin, c. 1918 The first people to build and run a working 35 mm camera in Britain were Robert W. Paul and Birt Acres. They made the first British film Incident at Clovelly Cottage in February 1895, shortly before falling out over the camera's patent.
Eight Men Out is a 1988 American sports drama film based on Eliot Asinof's 1963 book Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series.It was written and directed by John Sayles.
- $6.1 million
- September 2, 1988 (United States)
- Sarah Pillsbury
- Mason Daring
Lone Star is a 1996 American neo-Western mystery film written, edited, and directed by John Sayles and set in a small town in South Texas.The ensemble cast features Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey and Elizabeth Peña and deals with a sheriff's investigation into the murder of one of his predecessors.
Title Year Genre Type Notes The Speed Kings: 1913 Comedy 8-minute silent film featuring Fatty Arbuckle.: Kid Auto Races at Venice: 1914 Comedy Silent film starring Charlie Chaplin as a spectator who keeps getting in the way.
Murdock began his long screen career as an actor in early films including The Count of Monte Cristo (1913) before becoming a director at Universal. He is perhaps best-remembered by modern audiences as J. Widdecombe Billows, the eccentric inventor of the eating machine, in Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times (1936).
Mildred Harris was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Harry Harris, a telegraph operator, and Anna Parsons Foote. Harris made her first screen appearance at the age of 11 in the 1912 Francis Ford and Thomas H. Ince-directed Western short The Post Telegrapher.
Lilliwaup is a small unincorporated community in Mason County, Washington, United States. It is located on the west shore of Hood Canal at the mouth of Lilliwaup Creek. U.S. Route 101 passes through the town.
In one notable incident in 1919, he blew a finger and thumb off his right hand! Lloyd was a film actor and producer ranking alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton as one of the most popular and influential comedians of the silent film era. He made nearly 200 comedy films, both silent and ‘talkies’, between 1914 and 1947.
D. Oswald D'Andrea; Nino D'Angelo; Lucio Dalla; Burkhard Dallwitz; Johnny Dankworth; Jeff Danna; Mychael Danna; Ismail Darbar; Ken Darby; Mason Daring; Iva Davies ...