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The Gold Rush, starring Charlie Chaplin, Georgia Hale

The Gold Rush (1925) starring Charlie Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain

The Gold Rush, produced & directed by Charlie Chaplin. Starring Charlie Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain, Tom Murray Synopsis of The Gold Rush  The Gold Rush is one of Charlie Chaplin’s greatest films. Like all of his films starring the Little Tramp, it is a silent.  It demonstrates very well why the silent movie is […]

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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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