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By the Sea (1915)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  29 April 1915 (USA)
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It is windy at a bathing resort. After fighting with one of the two husbands, Charlie approaches Edna while the two husbands themselves fight over ice cream. Driven away by her husband, Charlie turns to the other's wife.

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It is windy at a bathing resort. After fighting with one of the two husbands, Charlie approaches Edna while the two husbands themselves fight over ice cream. Driven away by her husband, Charlie turns to the other's wife.

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Largely Routine Short With a Few Laughs
29 May 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

"By The Sea" is one of Charlie Chaplin's many short films, consisting mostly of simple slapstick comedy. In it, Charlie's tramp character visits the sea-side and gets involved in a series of mishaps with other vacationers.

Most of the comic elements are fairly routine: banana peels, melting ice cream, unstable park benches, and so forth. Chaplin does this kind of humor as well as anyone, so there are a couple of good laughs, but in this movie there is not any of the depth that he would display in his more memorable films.

This is a pretty routine short for Chaplin, but that's still not too bad by most standards.




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