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His New Job (1915)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  1 February 1915 (USA)
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Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but ... See full summary »

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Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but instead enters a dice game. When he does finally act he ruins the scene, wrecks the set and tears the skirt from the star. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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ARE YOU THERE CHARLIE? See more »

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This is the first of fourteen Essanay Films that Chaplin made after leaving Keystone when Mack Sennett would not meet the comedian's $1000 a week demands. Essanay gave him $1250. The first film, "His New Job," is the only Chaplin film made on location in Chicago. See more »

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A taped "X" on Ben Turpin's neck, used by Charlie to strike a match against, disappears when the gag is over. See more »

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Edited into Chase Me Charlie (1918) See more »

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Fantastic!!!!
3 November 2001 | by (sweden) – See all my reviews

I love Chaplin´s short film they are really timeless(most of them). This short film is hilarious funny.It´s about the studio system. Chaplin is fantastic funny.4/5


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