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His Musical Career (1914)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  7 November 1914 (USA)
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Charlie and his partner are to deliver a piano to 666 Prospect St. and repossess one from 999 Prospect St. They confuse the addresses. The difficulties of delivering the piano by mule cart,... See full summary »

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Charlie aka Tom - Piano Mover
Mack Swain ...
Mike aka Ambrose - Tom's Partner
Fritz Schade ...
Mr. Rich
Cecile Arnold ...
Mrs. Rich
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Piano Store Manager
Frank Hayes ...
Mr. Poor
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Charlie and his partner are to deliver a piano to 666 Prospect St. and repossess one from 999 Prospect St. They confuse the addresses. The difficulties of delivering the piano by mule cart, and most of the specific gags, appeared later in Laurel and Hardy's "The Music Box". Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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7 November 1914 (USA)  »

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Charlie as a Piano Mover  »

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Charles Chaplin and 'The Music Box'
14 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Charlie Chaplin was an inspiration to Laurel and Hardy in this Keystone film, 'His Musical Career' when he has to deliver a piano. It just shows that genius inspires genius, and that genius needs to be cultivated before it can be perfected.


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