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Getting Acquainted (1914)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  5 December 1914 (USA)
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Charlie and his wife are walking in the park when they encounter Ambrose and his wife. The partners become fond of their counterparts and begin chasing each other around. A policeman ... See full summary »

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Flirt in Park
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Mary - the Flirt
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Charlie and his wife are walking in the park when they encounter Ambrose and his wife. The partners become fond of their counterparts and begin chasing each other around. A policeman looking for a professional Don Juan becomes involved, as does a Turk. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Charles Chaplin and Cecil B. DeMille
26 February 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

In the year when Cecil B. DeMille made the first Hollywood feature film titled 'The Squaw Man', and Oliver Hardy made his screen debut in short films, Charles Chaplin made the transition from stage to screen via the Keystone Film Company in a one reeler titled 'Getting Acquainted'.


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