Video/Film , DVD in English

The Chaplin Mutuals Volume 3

a Blackhawk Films compilation ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin.
  • Davenport, Iowa : Blackhawk Films : Image Entertainment [distributor], ©1997.
  • 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); stereo.
  • Restored films by David H. Shepard.
  • Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, Charlotte Mineau, Lloyd Bacon, Albert Austin.
  • Four early films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. One a.m.: Charlie arrives home inebriated and tries to get into his house, upstairs and to bed. The Pawnshop: As a pawnbroker's helper, the objects in the shop provide a cornucopia of great prop-related gags for Charlie's antics. The Floorwalker: This first Chaplin Mutual involves Charlie as a lowly clerk with an embezzling manager and a fantastic escalator sequence. The Rink: Charlie, as a waiter somehow adjourns to a roller skating rink where he is revealed as a virtuoso on wheels.
  • 1. One a.m.
  • 2. The Pawn shop
  • 3. The Floorwalker
  • 4. The Rink.
Other information
  • Digital videodisc release of films originally produced by Charlie Chaplin in 1916 and 1917.
  • "Exclusive features: New digital stereo scores composed by Michael Mortilla ... Includes exclusive essay on the making of the Mutuals by Sam Gill ... Correct projection speed and original intertitles."--Container.
  • Language: Silent films with intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 40800864