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Release Date:
2 April 1922 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Charlie is an expert bricklayer. He has lots of fun and work and enjoys himself greatly while at the saloon... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Chaplin ... Laborer (as Charlie Chaplin)
Phyllis Allen ... His Wife
Mack Swain ... Foreman

Edna Purviance ... Foreman's Daughter

Syd Chaplin ... Charlie's Friend and Lunch Cart Owner
Albert Austin ... Workman
John Rand ... Workman
Loyal Underwood ... Workman
Henry Bergman ... Drinking Companion
Al Ernest Garcia ... Drinking Companion and Policeman

Directed by
Charles Chaplin  (as Charlie Chaplin)
 
Writing credits
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Charles Chaplin  (as Charlie Chaplin)

Produced by
Charles Chaplin .... producer (as Charlie Chaplin)
 
Original Music by
Charles Chaplin (1971) (as Charlie Chaplin)
 
Cinematography by
Roland Totheroh (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Charles Chaplin (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Charles D. Hall (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles Reisner .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Wilson .... second camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mother Vinot .... seamstress (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Eric James .... music associate (1971)
Eric Rogers .... conductor (1971)
Eric Rogers .... orchestrator (1971)
 
Transportation Department
Toraichi Kono .... driver: Mr. Chaplin (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Nellie Bly Baker .... secretary: Mr. Chaplin (uncredited)
Elsie Codd .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Tom Harrington .... assistant: Mr. Chaplin (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
USA:21 min (TCM print)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System) (re-issue) | Silent
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
Reportedly Charles Chaplin's favorite among his own short films.See more »
Quotes:
Foreman:[the Laborer's digging up tiny bunches of dirt] You're working by the hour, not the ounce!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Historia del cine: Epoca muda (1983) (V)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
...I actually like the drunk scenes, 19 March 2004
Author: pichlerj from Minneapolis, MN

When the group of fellas (not unlike my buddies) stroll out of the bar and start singing, I nearly p**sed myself when the lady dumped water on them. They were so drunk they thought it was raining and broke out the umbrella...

Anyway, for anyone whose got drinkin' buddies, this is a must see. The brick laying is pretty good, an early use of playing the film backwards to create spectacular effects. Great thinking for the time this was filmed and I wonder if this was the first use of this technique.

I wasn't too clear on what Charlie was up to when he reached in his pocket, lifted his leg, and then did the reach around...turns out to be a hilarious lighting of a match that just floored me.

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