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Charlie Chaplin's "A Busy Day"

1914

Charlie Chaplin's 14th Film Released May 07 1914 Chaplin plays a wife jealous of her husband's interest in another woman, played by Phyllis Allen. On her way to attack the couple, the wife interrupts the set of a film, knocking over a film director, played by Mack Sennett, and a policeman, played by Billy Gilbert http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0003733/


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A Busy Day is a 1914 short film starring Charlie Chaplin and Mack Swain.

Plot

In A Busy Day, a wife (played by an energetic Charlie Chaplin) becomes jealous of her husband's interest in another woman during a military parade. On her way to attack the couple, the wife interrupts the set of a film, knocking over a film director and a police officer. Finally, the husband pushes the wife off of a pier and she falls into the harbor.
The film contains a judicious amount of kicking and slapping.

Cast

  • Charles Chaplin as Wife
  • Mack Swain as Husband
  • Phyllis Allen as The Other Woman
  • Mack Sennett as Film director
  • Billy Gilbert (silent film actor) as Police officer


Category:1914 films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:Films directed by Charlie Chaplin
Category:1910s comedy films
Category:American silent short films
Category:American comedy films
Category:Keystone Studios films
Category:Films produced by Mack Sennett
Category:1910s short films

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