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Chaplin's Essanay comedies. Volume one [videorecording] / Kino International ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; produced by Jesse T. Robbins ; produced for video by David Shepard, Film Preservation Associates.

Publication:
New York : Kino on Video, c1999, 1915.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (110 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Tramps -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Short films.
Silent films.
Charlie Chaplin films.
Comedy films.
Language:
Silent films with intertitles and musical accompanyment; some tinting.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. His new job: Charlie applies for a job as an actor at a film studio. A night out: Charlie and Turpin are drunks about town, starting at a cafe and ending in a risque hotel room mix-up with a pretty girl. The Champion: Pint-sized Charlie defeats the bone-crushing champion prizefighter with the able assistance of his bulldog. In the park: Charlie interferes in the lives of two star-crossed lovers.
Contents:
His new job (February 1, 1915; ca. 30 min.)
A night out (February 15, 1915; ca. 33 min.)
The champion (March 11, 1915; ca. 31 min.)
In the park (March 18, 1915; ca. 15 min.).
Participant:
Charlie Chaplin, Ben Turpin, Edna Purviance, Gloria Swanson, G.M. Anderson.
Credits:
Photographed by Harry Ensign ; music by Robert Israel (A night out, The champion), Eric James (His new job, In the park).
Notes:
Digitally remastered, speed corrected.
Videocassette release of four 1915 short films.
"Definitive editions with new musical scores and previously missing footage"--Container.
"Restored film and special contents by Film Preservation Associates."--Film.
Contributor:
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 , Screenwriter, Director, Actor
Turpin, Ben, 1874-1940. , Actor
Purviance, Edna, 1896-1958 , Actor
Swanson, Gloria. , Actor
Anderson, Gilbert M., 1882-1971. , Actor
James, Eric. , Composer
Israel, Robert. , Composer
Shepard, David. , Producer
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co. , Producer
Film Preservation Associates. , Distributor
Kino International Corporation. , Distributor
Contains:
His new job.
Night out.
Champion.
In the park.
OCLC:
42601557
Publisher Number:
738329033033
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