Mack & Mabel ~ (2003) ~ Plays-in-the-Park (PIP), Edison, NJ
- David Hampson
- Veronica Kuehn
- Diana Kielczynski
- Richard Blake
- Matt Hagovsky
A presentation of New Jersey's Plays In The Park.
ABOUT THE SHOW
Nominated! 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, 1975. This is a saga of the silent film era "when movies were movies", the story of legendary director Mack Sennett and his greatest star, the adorable Mabel Normand.
It is told in flashback by Mack himself as the protagonist narrator, a broken man, made obsolete by talkies, bankrupt and forced to sell his studio, he reminisces about the past, recalling his triumphs and his turbulent love affair with Mabel whom he had discovered and made a star. He loves her, but cannot tell her, sending her into the arms of a rival who feeds her drugs.
ABOUT THE CAPTURE
Multi-camera, pro-shot. Very slight buzzing sound throughout. (A-)
Year(s): July, 2003
Run time: 123m
B&W / Color: Color