Sennett's Bathing Beauties

Mack Sennett is the man credited with bringing slap-stick comedy to film for the first time, the actor, writer and director also gave Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Gloria Swanson, The Keystone Kops, Bing Crosby, and W. C. Fields their start in show business. The ladies above were part of Sennett’s famous “bathing beauties” troupe, a group of scantily clad (for the era) ladies who would appear in comedy shorts and promotional films.

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