Charlie is hanging around in the park, finding problems with a jealous suitor, a man who thinks that Charlie has robbed him a watch, a policeman and even a little boy, all because our friend can't stop snooping.
Charlie is amidst a number of loving couples in the park. He parodies one couple by embracing a tree. A girl asks her beau for a love token. The beau steals a pocket watch from a sleeping man, Charlie gets it away from him and gives it to the girl. He later gets it back and tries to sell it to his original owner who calls a policeman. Many park visitors wind up getting tossed into the lake.Written by
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hello. 20 minutes of love is very important as it was chaplins first time directing. for that reason alone is enough to make it historic. true, it is not classic chaplin. true, it is not a great comedy. not even for that era. but if you think that chaplin could, as he said something to the effect of give me a park, a pretty girl, and a cop and i can make a movie. well that is what he did. i feel it is so interesting to be able to watch is film acting and directing in it's infancy, and see how he progressed through the years. not many artists work can be seen in such an early stage as chaplins. i think i'll go watch it now. mac estelle
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