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Twenty Minutes of Love (1914)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  20 April 1914 (USA)
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Charlie is hanging around in the park, finding problems with a jealous suitor, a man who thinks that Charlie has robbed him a watch, a policeman and even a little boy, all because our friend can't stop snooping.

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Pickpocket
Minta Durfee ...
Edgar's Girl
Edgar Kennedy ...
Lover
Gordon Griffith ...
Boy
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Pickpocket
Josef Swickard ...
Pickpocket's Victim
Hank Mann ...
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Charlie is amidst a number of loving couples in the park. He parodies one couple by embracing a tree. A girl asks her beau for a love token. The beau steals a pocket watch from a sleeping man, Charlie gets it away from him and gives it to the girl. He later gets it back and tries to sell it to his original owner who calls a policeman. Many park visitors wind up getting tossed into the lake. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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First movie Charles Chaplin both wrote and directed. Studio head, Mack Sennett, allowed Chaplin to take on these responsibilities on the condition that the actor would personal cover any financial losses should the film flop. As it turned, the film was a success and Chaplin's future as a filmmaker was assured. See more »

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Remade as In the Park (1915) See more »

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20 MINUTES OF LAUGHS
6 February 1999 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

As with any of Chaplin's films, this must be seen. Its title could've been "20 MINUTES OF LAUGHS," as that's just what this film supplies!


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