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A Woman (1915)

US 26m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin: Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Charles Inslee, Marta Golden, Leo White Following a confrontation in the park with a womanizing husband, Charlie is … Continue reading

03/25/2019 · Leave a comment

Behind the Screen (1916)

US 23m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance Behind the Screen is a satirical look at the early days of movie making seen through … Continue reading

03/20/2019 · Leave a comment

A Night Out (1915)

US 33m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Ben Turpin, Bud Jamison, Edna Purviance, Leo White A Night out is about a pair of intoxicated hobos who make … Continue reading

03/16/2019 · Leave a comment

A Night in the Show (1915)

US 24m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Charlotte Mineau, Dee Lampton, Edna Purviance, Leo White In a relatively rare departure for Chaplin, the Little Tramp is nowhere … Continue reading

03/12/2019 · Leave a comment

The New Janitor (1914)

US 16m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Jess Dandy, John T. Dillon, Al St. John, Helen Carruthers In the New Janitor, Chaplin comes to the rescue of … Continue reading

03/11/2019 · Leave a comment

A Jitney Elopement (1915)

US 33m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon, Ernest Van Pelt, Leo White The father of a young woman promises his daughter’s hand in … Continue reading

03/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Easy Street (1917)

US 19m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon As one of his best comedic shorts, Chaplin somehow finds humor in … Continue reading

04/25/2017 · Leave a comment