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A Film Johnnie (1914)

Not Rated | | Short, Comedy | 2 March 1914 (USA)
Charlie attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there.

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George Nichols
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charles Chaplin ... The Film Johnnie
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ... Himself - Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Peggy Pearce ... The Keystone Girl
Mabel Normand ... Mabel
Ford Sterling ... Himself
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Storyline

Charlie goes to the movie and falls in love with a girl on the screen. He goes to Keystone Studios to find her. He disrupts the shooting of a film, and a fire breaks out. Charlie is blamed, gets squirted with a firehose, and is shoved by the female star. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Charlie the Actor See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Keystone Film Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although some sources credit Mack Sennett with playing himself, the film director, the role is actually played by Edgar Kennedy--who, besides being a comic actor, was also a respected director. See more »

Goofs

Members of the audience behind Charlie Chaplin change - for example, Minta Durfee is sitting behind Chaplin in some shots, but a different actress is seated behind him in others. See more »

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References The Alternative (1913) See more »

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Fresh and laughable
25 May 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

Edgar English's work in this picture will keep it amusing. There are many good situations, fresh and laughable, and the offering ought to be welcome everywhere as a Tightener of the program. Camera work helps a lot. - The Moving Picture World, March 7, 1914


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