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The Vagabond (1916)

 -  Short | Comedy | Romance  -  10 July 1916 (USA)
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After passing the hat and taking the donations intended for German street musicians Charlie heads for the country. Here he finds and rescues a girl from a band of gypsies. The girl falls in... See full summary »

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After passing the hat and taking the donations intended for German street musicians Charlie heads for the country. Here he finds and rescues a girl from a band of gypsies. The girl falls in love with an artist whose portrait is later seen in a shop by the girl's real mother. The mother and the artist arrive in a chauffeured auto and offer Charlie money for his services, money which he rejects. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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10 July 1916 (USA)  »

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Gipsy Life  »

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Charlie loses his hat outside the bar, is seen inside wearing it, then picks it up where he lost it when he leaves. When he escapes from the gypsy, he is hatless at first, but the next shot shows the hat suddenly back in place. See more »

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Referenced in Unknown Chaplin: The Happiest Years (1983) See more »

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I had my finger on the fast-forward button.
3 September 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

What can I say other than that I thought this was just boring and unoriginal. Predictable melodrama done without any original comedy sequences and wooden acting. No wonder so many people think so lowly of silent movies. These primitive, poorly made Chaplin shorts seem to be the only ones available. Meanwhile, all those masterpieces are rotting in their vaults...


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