Chase Me Charlie was an anthology consisting of excerpts from several of Chaplin's short films made for the Essanay Company, including The Tramp, Shanghaied, In the Park and The Bank.

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Chase Me Charlie was an anthology consisting of excerpts from several of Chaplin's short films made for the Essanay Company, including The Tramp, Shanghaied, In the Park, The Bank, By the Sea, A Night Out, The Champion, The Woman, and His New Job. Written by wmorrow59

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Progress from the Keystone Days
27 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

There's no question about it, as soon as Chaplin parted company with Mack Sennett and the Keystone Film Company, he defined himself as a silent comedian as well as the silent comedy genre up until this stage in his career. Harold Lloyd had not found his screen identity as yet, so Chaplin was the man of the moment.


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