January 25, 2014
Secret Location Revealed!
Mack Sennett Studios
1215 Bates Ave, Los Angeles CA 90029
About Mack Sennett – (January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime he was known at times as the “King of Comedy”. His short “Wrestling Swordfish” was awarded the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1932 and he earned an Academy Honorary Award in 1937.
About the Studio – The studio is almost 100 years old! Built as a silent movie studio in 1916 by legendary producer Mack Sennett, this Los Angeles landmark has played host to countless productions for film, television, advertising, music, fashion and art industries, as well as large-scale events. Over the past 100 years iconic clients such as Bing Crosby, Universal Pictures and Miramax have used the studio. More recently… In 1995 Michael Jackson’s “You Are Not Alone” video with Lisa Marie was filmed in Sound Stage One (do you recognize that Egyptian mural?) as was Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” video just last year!