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The Circus (1928)

US 70m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Al Ernest Garcia, Merna Kennedy, Harry Crocker, George Davis, Henry Bergman Hired by the circus as a “property man” who … Continue reading

03/13/2017 · Leave a comment

Getting Acquainted (1914)

US 16m, B&W, silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Harry McCoy, Edgar Kennedy, Cecile Arnold Also known as “A Fair Exchange”, Getting Acquainted … Continue reading

12/05/2016 · Leave a comment

Cruel, Cruel Love (1914)

US 16m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edgar Kennedy, Minta Durfee, Alice Davenport, Glen Cavender, Billy Gilbert, Chester Conklin Cruel, Cruel Love is a peek into the … Continue reading

12/01/2016 · Leave a comment

A Day’s Pleasure (1919)

US 21m, B&W, silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Tom Wilson, Babe London, Henry Bergman, Loyal Underwood A Day’s Pleasure is a simply made comic short that … Continue reading

11/29/2016 · Leave a comment

A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)

US 31m, B&W, silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Jack Henderson, Edna Purviance, Leo White A Burlesque on Carmen is a parody of Cecil B. DeMille’s 1915 dramatic version … Continue reading

11/27/2016 · 2 Comments

A Dog’s Life (1918)

US 33m, B&W, silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Sydney Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Charles Reisner, Albert Austin, Tom Wilson Assisted by his faithful companion, Scraps, Charlie befriends … Continue reading

11/27/2016 · Leave a comment

Caught in the Rain (1914)

US 11m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Alice Davenport, Alice Howell As the first film which Chaplin wrote, directed and starred in, Caught in the Rain … Continue reading

05/05/2016 · Leave a comment