His Favorite Pastime, starring Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle – March 16, 1914 His Favorite Pastime is one of Charlie Chaplin’s earlier appearances at the Little Tramp. Although he looks like the Little Tramp, he hasn’t quite cemented the character of Charlie the Tramp at this point.
Coney Island (1917) starring Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John Coney Island is a silent short comedy starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, with Buster Keaton in a secondary role. Buster is interesting to watch, in that he hasn’t yet developed his trademark stoneface personality, and can be seen laughing, etc.
A Film Johnnie (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Ford Sterling, Mabel Normand The Charlie Chaplin short film, A Film Johnnie, has Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp character as a star-struck movie patron. He becomes determined to meet the film heroine that he’s become infatuated with at the Keystone movie studio. Attempting to […]
The Knockout – Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle originally released June 11, 1914 The 1914 Keystone silent comedy, The Knockout, is a typical, frenetic Keystone comedy starring Fatty Arbuckle. Despite what moviegoers might think from the movie poster, Charlie Chaplin is not the star of the movie. Technically he’s not even a co-star, although he […]
The Masquerader starring Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Chester Conklin – originally released August 27, 1914 In The Masquerader, we see Charlie Chaplin playing three different parts: a variation of himself, as an actor at the Keystone Studio as Charlie the Little Tramp and as a female impersonator. The Masquerader begins with Charlie Chaplin and Fatty […]