Lost and Found and Won!
American Treasures from the New Zealand Film Archive and on the cover is Mabel Normand "Won In A Closet” (Jan 1914) seen it loved it!
Won in a Cupboard (1914), the first surviving film directed by and starring Mabel Normand
Here are a couple of links to material I wrote:
In William Sherman’s “Mabel Normand Source Book”, 6th edition, it is listed as a January 1914 release.
WON IN A CLOSET
1 reel, rel:
dir. Mabel Normand
cast: Mabel Normand, Harry McCoy, Edgar Kennedy, Alice Davenport, Hank Mann, Nick Cogley
In “Mack Sennett’s Fun Factory” by Brent Walker in the Mack Sennett Filmography is the following: “Won in a Closet (
It was advertised in newspapers including 2 examples one in February 1914 another in May 1914
A DVD – 198 min (3 ¼ hours) with booklet (56 pages)
The Treasures New Zealand films can be shared today thanks to the stewardship of the New Zealanders, the preservation work directed by the