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A Woman (1915)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  12 July 1915 (USA)
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Mother, Father and Daughter go to the park. The women dose off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl, blindfolded. Charlie leads him into a lake. Both dozing ... See full summary »

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Mother, Father and Daughter go to the park. The women dose off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl, blindfolded. Charlie leads him into a lake. Both dozing ladies on the bench fall for Charlie and invite him for dinner. The father returns home with a friend. Charlie rushes upstairs and dresses like a woman, shaving his moustache. Both men fall for Charlie. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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12 July 1915 (USA)  »

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Charlie the Perfect Lady  »

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This is the last time Chaplin appears on screen without a mustache (because he is in drag), until Limelight (1952). See more »

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Chaplin as 'Tootsie'
8 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Although this one reeler may not be funny now, the fact that Chaplin was probably one of the first to make a film about a man in drag was ground breaking for the times. What you got to remember is that Chaplin was reacting against 19th century ideas even though his self-contained does not have much artistic value.


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