A Noise from the Deep

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A Noise from the Deep
A Noise from the Deep 1913.jpg
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Directed by Mack Sennett
Produced by Mack Sennett
Starring Mabel Normand
Roscoe Arbuckle
The Keystone Cops
Production
company
Distributed by Mutual Film
Release date
  • July 17, 1913 (1913-07-17) (United States)
Running time
10 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

A Noise from the Deep is a 1913 American short silent comedy film starring Mabel Normand and Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. The film was directed and produced by Mack Sennett and also features the Keystone Cops on horseback.

A Noise from the Deep still exists and was screened four times in 2006 in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City as part of a 56-film retrospective of all known surviving Arbuckle movies.

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Normand throws the first pie known to ever be thrown on film in this ten-minute short about a gorgeous farm girl (Normand) in love with an obese farmhand (Arbuckle); the charming country couple wants to get married but are delayed by her father's insistence upon her choosing a different suitor.

The movie was the first pairing of Mabel Normand and Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, who went on to become a sensationally popular romantic screen team and made seventeen films together; writer/director/actress Normand, the most prominent silent movie comedian, was an almost equally frequent partner and mentor of Charles Chaplin during the same period.

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