Mabel Normand

Gentlemen of Nerve (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain

Gentlemen of Nerve [Charlie Chaplin]

Gentlemen of Nerve (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain Gentlemen of Nerve is a 1914 Keystone one reel silent comedy short film. It stars Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain as four people attending an auto race. Of course, slapstick conflict develops.

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Mabel's Strange Predicament - Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin in the hotel lobby

Mabel’s Strange Predicament, starring Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand

Mabel’s Strange Predicament, starring Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand – February 9, 1914 Mabel’s Strange Predicament is a short film, 17 minutes long, starring Mabel Normand, with Charlie Chaplin as the villain of the picture.   Mabel Normand was, at the time, a major film star, as well as one of the first female movie directors.   […]

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Charlie Chaplin with Mabel Normand in Caught in a Cabaret.

Caught in a Cabaret

Caught in a Cabaret, starring Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand originally released April 27, 1914 Caught in a Cabaret is another Mabel Normand film where Charlie Chaplin begins to steal the show.  Caught in a Cabaret has Charlie the Little Tramp overworked as a waiter in a cafe, who gets a free hour off from work and […]

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A Film Johnnie (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Ford Sterling, Mabel Normand

A Film Johnnie

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 […]

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Mabel's Busy Day, starring Mabel Normand, Charlie Chaplin

Mabel’s Busy Day

Mabel’s Busy Day, starring Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand originally released June 13, 1914 Mabel’s Busy Day has Charlie Chaplin and Mabel Normand returning to auto races, this time as spectators.   Mabel is trying to make some money selling hot dogs.  Mostly unsuccessfully, due to customers that try to walk away with free samples.   […]

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Mabel's Married Life - Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin

Mabel’s Married Life

Mabel’s Married Life, starring Charlie Chaplin and Mabel Normand, originally released June 20, 1914 Mabel’s Married Life is another early Charlie Chaplin comedy from Keystone Studios.  By this time, the studio was aware of what a large box office draw Charlie Chaplin was.  Which explains why they kept teaming him with Mabel Normand, one of […]

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Mabel at the Wheel - Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand

Mabel at the Wheel, starring Mabel Normand, Charlie Chaplin

Mabel at the Wheel – Charlie Chaplin originally released April 18, 1914 In Mabel at the Wheel, Charlie Chaplin is not playing his familiar tramp clown, but a generic movie villain.   The basic premise has the villainous Charlie trying to win a race by hook or crook, as well as trying to impress Mabel […]

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Caught in the Rain - Charlie Chaplin short film originally released May 4, 1914

Caught in the Rain

Caught in the Rain – Charlie Chaplin short film originally released May 4, 1914 Caught in the Rain is another early Charlie Chaplin film from Keystone Studios, where the character of Charlie the little tramp isn’t quite what we’re used to from his later work.   Slightly tipsy, Charlie tries to make time with Alice […]

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Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914) starring Marie Dressler, Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand In Tillie’s Punctured Romance, Charlie Chaplin is not playing his beloved Little Tramp character.   Instead, he plays a city slicker, a con man who, after a fight with his girlfriend (Mabel Normand), has escaped from the city — a wise guy who sought country […]

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