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Father takes his family for a drive in their falling-apart Model T Ford, gets in trouble in traffic, and spends the day on an excursion boat. As the boat is about to leave Charlie rushes ... See full summary »

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Father takes his family for a drive in their falling-apart Model T Ford, gets in trouble in traffic, and spends the day on an excursion boat. As the boat is about to leave Charlie rushes ashore for cigarettes. As he returns the boat is leaving, but a fat lady has fallen forward with feet on the dock and hands on the deck so Charlie is able rush aboard across her back. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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15 December 1919 (USA)  »

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A Ford Story  »

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The house the family appears from is in reality Charles Chaplin's office. See more »

Goofs

As Charlie struggles with the cantankerous car, a pedestrian walks into view on a sidewalk in the background. Either realizing a film is being shot or waved off by the crew, he hastily turns around and walks away. See more »

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Charles Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy
8 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film was so influential that even Laurel and Hardy did a talking version of it in 'A Perfect Day'. Even if you don't enjoy this film when you watch it now, what you got to understand is the influence he had on the people of his time. A person's work may not stand the test of time but their influence does.


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