Out of costume, Charlie is a clean-shaven dandy who, somewhat drunk, visits a dance hall. There the wardrobe girl has three rival admirers: the band leader, one of the musicians, and now Charlie.

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Out of costume, Charlie is a clean-shaven dandy who, somewhat drunk, visits a dance hall. There the wardrobe girl has three rival admirers: the band leader, one of the musicians, and now Charlie.

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Some sources credit the role of the Hat Check Girl to Minda Durfee; this role is actually played by Sadie Lampe; Durfee plays one of the guests at the dance hall. See more »

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The tie and collar Ford Sterling removes while fighting with Charlie re-appears in the next shot. See more »

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Referenced in Mr Selfridge: Episode #2.2 (2014) See more »

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Charles Chaplin and Mack Sennett
30 October 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

In the year that Charles Chaplin made his screen debut in 'Making A Living', earning his living from short films, Mack Sennett began directing him in 'Tango Tangles'. As Sennett was an actor himself before turning director, he gave Chaplin the opportunity to direct his own films.


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