The Cinema Century – March 30, 1918

One century ago, in its March 30, 1918 edition, “Motion Picture News” noted the upcoming release of a couple of new comedy short subjects from Mack Sennett: Interestingly enough, these Sennett comedies were not Keystone releases. In retrospect we tend to think of the name of Mack Sennett as inseparable from the Keystone brand under …

The Cinema Century – March 23, 1918

One century ago, in its March 23, 1918 issue, “Motion Picture News” noted that the Ince Studio was operating ahead of schedule: To those familiar with the operations of the Ince Studio, this would hardly have been surprising. Whatever else one could say about the studio head, Thomas H. Ince, no one would deny that …