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4 May 1914 (USA) See more »
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When a married couple become separated in the park, Charlie takes up with the lady and is beat up when her husband rejoins her... See more » | Add synopsis »
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just an average early Chaplin short See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Charles Chaplin ... Tipsy Hotel Guest
Mack Swain ... Husband
Alice Davenport ... Sleepwalking Wife
Alice Howell ... Hotel Guest
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Helen Carruthers ... Chambermaid (uncredited)
Ted Edwards ... Cop Outside Bar (uncredited)
Grover Ligon ... Cop (uncredited)
Harry Russell ... Desk Clerk (uncredited)

Slim Summerville ... Cop (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Chaplin 
 
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Charles Chaplin  uncredited

Produced by
Mack Sennett .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Frank D. Williams 
 
Film Editing by
Charles Chaplin (uncredited)
 

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Also Known As:
"In the Park" - USA (reissue title)
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16 min
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This is the first film that Chaplin wrote and directed entirely on his own.See more »
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Featured in Charlie Chaplin: The Little Tramp (1980) (TV)See more »

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3 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
just an average early Chaplin short, 2 July 2006
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

The early films of Charlie Chaplin just haven't aged well. Despite his well deserved reputation as a comedy genius, most of his very early shorts from 1914-1916 or so are just dreadful by today's standards. They are just too short and amateurish to be or any interest except to film historians or to strange people like me who are trying to see every available Chaplin film.

This film is all to familiar material for the early films with themes involving Charlie being drunk, making passes at married women and Mabel Normand sleepwalking. There is really nothing very original here, but for what it is it is a fairly decent film.

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