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Charlie Chaplin's "Police"

1916

Charlie Chaplin's 49th Film Released May 27 1916 Police was Charlie Chaplin's 14th released film from Essanay. It was made at the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles. Charlie playing an ex-convict finds life on the outside not to his liking and leads him to breaking into a home with another thief (Wesley Ruggles). Edna Purviance plays the girl living in the home who tries to change him. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0007194/


Police was Charlie Chaplin's 14th released film from Essanay released in 1916 in film. It was made at the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles. Charlie playing an ex-convict finds life on the outside not to his liking and leads him to breaking into a home with another thief (Wesley Ruggles). Edna Purviance plays the girl living in the home who tries to change him.

Synopsis

Charlie is released from prison and immediately swindled by a fake person. A fellow ex-convict convinces Charlie to help burglarize a house.

Cast

  • Charles Chaplin - Charlie, Convict 999
  • Edna Purviance - Daughter of the House
  • Wesley Ruggles - Jailbird and Thief
  • James T. Kelley - Drunk with Pockets Picked/Second Flophouse Customer
  • Leo White - Fruitseller/Flop House Manager/Policeman
  • John Rand (actor) - Fruitseller/Flop House Manager/Policeman
  • Fred Goodwins - Honest Preacher/Policeman with Monocle
  • Billy Armstrong (actor) - Crooked Preacher/Second Cop
  • Snub Pollard - Crooked Preacher/Second Cop
  • Bud Jamison - Third Flophouse Customer
  • Paddy McGuire (actor) - Fifth Flophouse Customer
  • George Cleethorpe - Policeman at Station with Moustache

Category:1916 films
Category:Films directed by Charlie Chaplin
Category:American silent short films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:American films
Category:1910s comedy films
Category:Essanay Studios films
Category:1910s short films
Category:American comedy films

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