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Mabel's Dramatic Career (1913)

Long after jilting his girlfriend, Mabel the kitchen maid, Mack is startled to see her onscreen at the local cinema.

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Mack Sennett
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mabel Normand ... Mabel, the Kitchen Maid
Mack Sennett ... Mack - Mabel's Sweetheart
Alice Davenport Alice Davenport ... Mack's Mother
Virginia Kirtley ... City Girl - Mabel's Rival
Charles Avery ... Farmer / Movie Crewman
Ford Sterling ... Actor / Onscreen Villain
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ... Man in Audience
Billy Jacobs ... Mabel's Son (as Paul Jacobs)
Charles Inslee ... Film Director
Dave Anderson Dave Anderson ... Driver / Man in Audience
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Storyline

A young man falls in love with his mother's kitchen maid, Mabel. But his mother objects strongly, and arranges for him to meet another young woman whom she considers more suitable. Mabel confronts the young woman, and is dismissed from her position. Later, when the young man learns about the new career that Mabel has found, he begins to act in an agitated and unpredictable manner. Written by Snow Leopard

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1913 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Her Dramatic Debut See more »

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Production Co:

Keystone Film Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Mack - Mabel's Sweetheart: It's Mabel!
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References At Twelve O'Clock (1913) See more »

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Good humor and extreme vulgarity
18 November 2017 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

Good humor and extreme vulgarity are closely intermingled in this. Much of the latter can be cut out. It is difficult to see why a company with such splendid opportunities for appealing to all houses should appeal only to the less particular ones. - The Moving Picture World, September 27, 1913


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