Producer Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios in Edendale, California created the classic comedy of the silent era making stars of Mabel Normand, Charlie Chaplin, Gloria Swanson, Ford Sterling, The Keystone Cops, W.C. Fields and others. Sennett's mix of slapstick and insane car chases was extremely popular. The amazingly prolific producer had over 1,000 films to his credit when he retired.
A Desperate Scoundrel (aka Dirty Work In A Laundry) (1915): Flushed with success after stealing milk from a baby, a villain plots to rob a busy neighborhood laundry. Stars Ford Sterling.
Muddled In Mud (aka A Muddy Romance) (1913): The municipal draining of Echo Lake provides the backdrop for the spectacular footage in this farce. Romantic rivalry gone bad leads to a classic Keystone Cops finale. Stars Mabel Normand and Ford Sterling.
Barney Oldfield's Race For A Life (1913): Celebrity race car driver Barney Oldfield must save Mabel Normand who is chained to railroad tracks. Mack Sennett plays the "bashful" suitor in this comedy which features a wild stunt race between a car and a train. Stars Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Ford Sterling.
Taxi Doll (1929): Havoc ensues when Professor Schmidt creates a robot that looks exactly like an attractive young lady. Stars Jack Cooper, Virginia Vance.
Whispering Whiskers (aka Railroad Stowaways) (1926): Billy and Andy try to ride a train without a dime in their pockets. Stars Billy Bevan, Andy Clyde, Kewpie Morgan, Madeleine Hurlock.
BONUS: Crooner's Holiday (aka Dream House) (1932): starring Bing Crosby.