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A Woman (1915)

TV-G  |   |  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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Charlie the Perfect Lady  »

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not a perfect Chaplin short but still a "must see" historically
7 May 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I am very glad I saw this Chaplin film, though it isn't exactly great. That's because it still is a funny film and I was absolutely amazed watching Chaplin in drag. He actually made a rather pretty woman--far more fetching than Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis in SOME LIKE IT HOT! The film begins with Chaplin having a run-in at the park and tossing a guy and a cop into the lake. He then meets the man's wife and daughter and charms them. He doesn't know they are related to the man he assaulted so he isn't afraid to accompany the women home (I guess they just forgot about Dad). Well, once home, things seem to be going pretty well for the Little Tramp and he is quite smitten with the daughter and vice-versa. However, Dad finally returns and Charlie dressed as a woman to remain there and be with his new girlfriend. It's really cute when Dad begins making passes at Charlie and the film is a lot of fun.


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