Screening, Live/Concert

Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

When: Fri., Nov. 23, 5-6:30 p.m.

Funny Lady: Mabel Normand is chiefly known now for her comedic acting, but Charlie Chaplin learned how to direct movies from her. MABEL LOST AND WON (1915) - Mabel contends with two troublesome men. MABEL’S BLUNDER (1914) - Mabel dresses in drag to spy on her boyfriend. CAUGHT IN A CABARET (1914) - Chaplin impersonates an ambassador to impress Mabel. MABEL’S BUSY DAY (1914) - Mabel sells hot dogs at the ballpark, while Charlie tries to give them away. With live accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis Not rated | Running time 1hr 08min | Comedy

Price: $12; students/seniors/veterans $11; Cinema Detroit members $10.50.

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