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His New Job (1915)

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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1 February 1915 (USA)  »

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The was the first film on which Charles Chaplin received screen credit. On all his previous comedies for Keystone he was not credited (though credits would be added to later reissues of those films). See more »

Goofs

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 Mixed Up (1915) See more »

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Fantastic!!!!
3 November 2001 | by 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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