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Charlie Chaplin's "The Masquerader"


Charlie Chaplins 24th Film Released Aug.27 1914 The Masquerader is a 1914 film written, directed, and starring Charlie Chaplin. Its running time is only 16 minutes. It is the tenth film directed and the second written by Chaplin.

The Masquerader is a 1914 in film film written and directed by Charles Chaplin and starring Chaplin and Roscoe Arbuckle. Its running time is 9 minutes. It is the tenth film director (film) and the second written by Chaplin.


Charlie plays an actor who bungles several scenes and is kicked out. He returns convincingly dressed as a lady and charms the director, but Charlie never makes it into the film. The Plot (narrative) involving a man dressing up as a woman is quite popular in old silent movies.


  • Charles Chaplin - Film actor
  • Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle - Film actor
  • Chester Conklin - Film actor
  • Charles Murray (actor) - Film director
  • Fritz Schade - Actor/villain
  • Minta Durfee - Leading lady
  • Cecile Arnold - Actress
  • Vivian Edwards - Actress
  • Harry McCoy - Actor
  • Charley Chase - Actor
  • Jess Dandy

See also

  • Charlie Chaplin filmography
  • Fatty Arbuckle filmography
  • The Rounders (1914 film)

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


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