(1915-16) Began work on a feature-length comedy entitled "Life", but was forced to cancel the production when demand for his comedy shorts became too great. Some footage shot for this never-finished production was later incorporated into Police
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The first time I looked at myself on the screen, I was ready to resign [the movie contract]. That can't be I, I thought. Then when I realized it was, I said, "Good night." Strange enough, I was told that the picture was a scream. I had always been ambitious to work in drama, and it certainly was the surprise of my life when I got away with the comedy stuff.
A tramp with toothbrush mustache, undersized bowler hat and bamboo cane who struggled to survive while keeping his dignity in a world with great social injustice.