Mack Made Movies by Don Brown
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Mack Sennett invented the Keystone Kops, filmed the first pie-in-the-face skit, and introduced Charlie Chaplin to the movies. Here Don Brown tells the story of this American movie genius, from his beginnings as a Vaudeville actor to his triumph as the "King of Comedy"
 

About Don Brown

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Don Brown is the author and illustrator of many acclaimed picture book biographies, including Across a Dark and Wild Sea and Kid Blink Beats the World. He lives in Merrick, New York.
 
Published February 6, 2003 by Roaring Brook Press. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Children's Books.

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Brown (Far Beyond the Garden Gate, 2002, etc.) moves forthrightly into more words and more detailed images in this picture-book biography of filmmaker Mack Sennett.

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With the clipped, staccato delivery of a vaudeville act, Brown's (Across a Dark and Wild Sea) breezy narrative unspools the biography of Mack Sennett, who started out as the hindquarters of a horse and wound up the head of a major Hollywood studio.

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