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How to NAIL a movie audition (hey, it worked for Mabel Normand) Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Jan 10, 2014

Mabel Normand is determined to make it in the movies. This is her audition scene from Mabel’s Dramatic Career. She demonstrates her dancing abilities (no one could do a zany dance like Mabel) but is in danger of losing her balance. Ford Sterling comes to the rescue (or does he?) but the look read more

Always remember this: Don’t mess with Mabel Normand, Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Jan 4, 2014

Mabel Normand was one of the spunkiest ladies of the silents. Associated with the infamously rough Keystone studio, she could be as rowdy as any of the boys. Here she is backhanding studio head and real-life boyfriend Mack Sennett in the kisser. (The GIF is from the 1913 short Mabel’s Dramat read more

Mabel Normand: Paying the Price

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Jul 4, 2011

Eighth in a series about strong women in film. Strong women are independent, beautiful, sexy, feminine and just want everything in life that a man wants and believe that they have every right to have it! Mabel Normand: A Breath of Spring Being beautiful is not easy (or so I've heard), nor is being read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Mabel Normand.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on May 18, 2011

Personal Quote: "Say anything you like, but don`t say I love to work. That sounds like Mary Pickford, the prissy bi*** . (She and Pickford were actually good friends)". read more

Silent Film Star: Mabel Normand. (1)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on May 15, 2011

Mabel Normand (November 9, 1892 – February 23, 1930) was an silent film comedienne and actress. She was also known as one of the film industry's first female screenwriters, producers and directors. Onscreen she co-starred in many films with Charlie Chaplin and Roscoe Arbuckle, occasionally w read more

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