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Triple Trouble -- As Colonel Nutt is experimenting with explosives, a new janitor is joining his household. The inept janitor proceeds to make life difficult for the rest of staff...


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Release Date:
11 August 1918 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Charles Chaplin ... Charlie - The Janitor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Armstrong ... Cook / Pickpocket (uncredited)
Albert Austin ... A Man (uncredited)
Bud Jamison ... Tramp (uncredited)
James T. Kelley ... Singing Drunk (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard ... Flop House Tramp (uncredited)

Edna Purviance ... Maid (uncredited)
Wesley Ruggles ... Crook (uncredited)
Leo White ... Count (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Chaplin (uncredited)
Leo White (uncredited)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Chaplin  screenplay (uncredited)
Charles Chaplin  story (uncredited)
Leo White  screenplay (uncredited)
Leo White  story (uncredited)

Produced by
David Shepard .... producer: video (1999)
Jess Robbins .... producer (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Harry Ensign (uncredited)
Film Editing by
Bret Hampton (video editor) (1999)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ernest Van Pelt .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
E.T. Mazy .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Sound Department
Philip Calvert .... sound recording & editing (1999)
Peter Hitchcock .... sound recording & editing (1999)
Music Department
Eric James .... music by (1999)
Other crew
Don Bursik .... film material

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Charlie's Triple Trouble" - USA (alternative title)
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Spain:23 min
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Did You Know?

The film is composed of fragments filmed, but not used, in two of Charles Chaplin's movies, namely Work (1915) and Police (1916), and footage from a third never released film, "Life".See more »
Revealing mistakes: Two sets of arms can be seen dumping a can of garbage over a fence that Charlie supposedly did by himself.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Chaplin Puzzle (1992) (TV)See more »


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Does Chaplin still inspire audiences?, 8 March 2002
Author: The Black Englishman from London, England

There are times in a role model's career when their work completely irritates their fans. None more so than 'Triple Trouble'. Despite Chaplin's contribution to silent Hollywood, some of his projects were absolutely disastrous. One can't help thinking that he had too much luck on his side.

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