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A Fair Exchange (1914)

Getting Acquainted (original title)
Not Rated | | Short, Comedy | 5 December 1914 (USA)
A continuous exchange of meetings between husbands and wives of different couples in which a policeman intrudes in daring chase until both couples are found.

Director:

Charles Chaplin (uncredited)

Writer:

Charles Chaplin
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charles Chaplin ... Mr. Sniffels
Phyllis Allen Phyllis Allen ... Mrs. Sniffels
Mack Swain ... Ambrose
Mabel Normand ... Ambrose's Wife
Harry McCoy ... Flirt in Park
Edgar Kennedy ... Policeman
Cecile Arnold Cecile Arnold ... Mary - the Flirt
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Storyline

Charlie and his wife are walking in the park when they encounter Ambrose and his wife. The partners become fond of their counterparts and begin chasing each other around. A policeman looking for a professional Don Juan becomes involved, as does a Turk. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

This film is among the 34 short films included in the "Chaplin at Keystone" DVD collection. See more »

Connections

Featured in Charlie Chaplin, le génie de la liberté (2020) See more »

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Dissatisfactions and desires of the different couples in a comic mood
20 February 2019 | by luigicavaliereSee all my reviews

A continuous exchange of meetings between husbands and wives of different couples in which a policeman intrudes in daring chase until both couples are found. The mechanism of the chase in a getting acquainted that highlights the dissatisfactions and desires of the different couples in a comic mood.


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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

5 December 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fair Exchange See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Keystone Film Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video) | (theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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