At Coney Island

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At Coney Island
Directed byMack Sennett
Produced byMack Sennett
StarringMack Sennett
Mabel Normand
Ford Sterling
CinematographyArthur C. Miller
Production
company
Distributed byMutual Film
Release date
  • October 28, 1912 (1912-10-28) (United States)
Running time
1/2 reel
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent
English intertitles

At Coney Island, also known as Cohen at Coney Island, is a 1912 American short silent comedy starring Mack Sennett, Mabel Normand, and Ford Sterling. Sennett also directed and produced the film. According to the book Mack Sennett's Fun Factory: A History and Filmography of His Studio and His Keystone and Mack Sennett Comedies, with Biographies of Players and Personnel, Sennett claimed this was the first Keystone Studios production, shot on location at Coney Island on July 4, 1912.[1] It was the eleventh Keystone film released,[2] on a split-reel with A Grocery Clerk's Romance.[3]

There is one known surviving print,[2] and the short has been screened in 2007[2] and 2012.[4]

Cast[edit]

  • Mack Sennett as The Boy
  • Mabel Normand as The Girl
  • Ford Sterling as The Married Flirt
  • Gus Pixley as The Other Rival

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walker, Brent E. (April 25, 2013). Mack Sennett's Fun Factory: A History and Filmography of His Studio and His Keystone and Mack Sennett Comedies, with Biographies of Players and Personnel. McFarland. p. 270. ISBN 9780786477111. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Weissberg, Jay (2007). "Explaining Mabelescence: The 3rd Amsterdam Filmmuseum Biennale". Senses of Cinema (44).
  3. ^ "At Coney Island". silentera.com. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  4. ^ Susan King (December 9, 2012). "Classic Hollywood: A silent revolution in 'Films of 1912'". Los Angeles Times.

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