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The Floorwalker (1916)

TV-G  |   |  Short, Comedy  |  15 May 1916 (USA)
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The Tramp is tricked into impersonating an embezzling floorwalker in a department store.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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The New Floorwalker
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The Secretary
Eric Campbell ...
Store Manager
Lloyd Bacon ...
The Floorwalker
Albert Austin ...
A Clerk
Charlotte Mineau ...
A Detective
Leo White ...
A Customer
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Storyline

After causing havoc on the sales floor Charlie goes to the office floor. There he runs into the store inspector (who looks exactly like him) who has just robbed the safe and knocked out the manager. Charlie thinks he is in front of a mirror till he notices he holds a stock and his "image" the bag of loot. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Short | Comedy

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This film was noted for the first "running staircase" used in films. See more »

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Charles Chaplin as Producer
30 October 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The first film that Charles Chaplin produced having written his first screenplay on the 20th April 1914 and began directing into 1915. Now, with Mutual Films, he had complete creative control over his films, and was given the enviable opportunity to produce his own shorts.


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