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Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but instead enters a dice game. When he does finally act... See more »

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Secretary (uncredited)
Arthur W. Bates ...
Carpenter (uncredited)
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Charles Hitchcock ...
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Director (uncredited)
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Charles J. Stine ...
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Office Receptionist / Actor as Hussar Officer (uncredited)

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Charles Chaplin ... (uncredited)

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Charles Chaplin ... () (uncredited)
 
Louella Parsons ... () (uncredited)

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Jess Robbins ... producer (uncredited)

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Bret Hampton ... video editor (1999)
Charles Chaplin ... (uncredited)

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Philip Calvert ... sound recording & editing (1999)
Peter Hitchcock ... sound recording & editing (1999)

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Robert Israel ... orchestral score (1999)
Eric James ... musician: piano (1999)
Mont Alto Orchestra ... performers (2014) (as The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra)
Rodney Sauer ... music compiler (2014)
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Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but instead enters a dice game. When he does finally act he ruins the scene, wrecks the set and tears the skirt from the star. Written by Ed Stephan

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Taglines A RIOT OF FUN IN TWO ACTS See more »
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Also Known As
  • Charlie's New Job (United States)
  • Charlot débute (France)
  • Charlie gegen alle (Germany)
  • Charlot debuta (Spain)
  • Charlot cambia de oficio (Spain)
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Trivia This is the first of 14 Essanay Films that Charles Chaplin made after leaving Keystone when Mack Sennett would not meet the comedian's $1000-a-week salary demand. Essanay gave him $1250. This is the only Chaplin film made on location in Chicago. See more »
Goofs A taped "X" on Ben Turpin's neck, used by Charlie to strike a match against, disappears when the gag is over. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Mixed Up (1915). See more »

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