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At It Again
(1912) American
B&W : Split-reel
Directed by Mack Sennett

Cast: Fred Mace, Mack Sennett, Ford Sterling, Mabel Normand, Alice Davenport

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. / No copyright registration. Released 4 November 1912; in a split-reel with Mabel’s Lovers (1912). / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Comedy.

Synopsis: [From Keystone promotional materials] This picture revives the travesty on Sherlock Holmes, in which Mack Sennett and Fred Mace won unbounded popularity. A woman receives an anonymous letter advising her that her husband is flirting, and engages the detectives. They track the wrong man and spy on him, arresting him in his own home while making love to his own wife. It develops that the man is a police captain, and the “sleuths” are punished for their error.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Jealousy - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives, Policemen (Arrests)

Listing updated: 19 February 2012.

References: Fussell-Normand p. 248; Lahue-Kops pp. 35, 136; Sherk-Sennett p. 6; Spehr-American p. 444 : Website-IMDb.

 
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