The Little Fellow finds the girl of his dreams and work on a family farm.

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Charlie is a tramp on the road. A hobo manages to exchange Charlie's sandwich for a brick so Charlie must eat grass. The same hobo molests a farmer's daughter; Charlie comes to aid with the help of the brick. When two more hobos show up Charlie throws all three into a lake. The grateful girl takes Charlie home where he fails as a farmhand. He again helps drive off the hobos (who are now trying to break into the house). The girl's fiance arrives. Though a hero, Charlie, knowing he must go, writes a farewell note and leaves for the open road. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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12 April 1915 (USA)  »

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Charlie on the Farm  »

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The film was restored in 2014 through the Chaplin Essanay Project thanks to the financial support of The David Shepard. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie, the note that "The Tramp" writes is shown twice. The two notes shown are in completely different handwriting and the word "good bye" is spelled differently. See more »

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Featured in Laurel & Hardy: Hat's Off (2005) See more »

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The Working Class Hero
8 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

In the same way that novels prior to the 19th century were about aristocracy and nobles, and then about the middle classes from the end of the 18th century, Chaplin created a new genre of storytelling about the working classes embodied in 'The Tramp'. Although the self-contained story was not significant, the statement of having a complete story about a working class character was.


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