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Charlie Chaplin's "Mabel's Busy Day"


Charlie Chaplin's 18th Film Released June 13 1914

Mabel's Busy Day is a 1914 short comedy film starring Mabel Normand and Charles Chaplin; the film was also written and directed by Mabel Normand. The supporting cast includes Chester Conklin, Slim Summerville, Edgar Kennedy, Al St. John, Charley Chase, and Mack Sennett.


Mabel (Mabel Normand) tries to sell hot dogs at a car race, but isn't doing a very good job at it. She sets down the box of hot dogs and leaves them for a moment. Charlie (Charles Chaplin) finds them and gives them away to the hungry spectators at the track as Mabel frantically tries to find her lost box of hot dogs. Mabel finds out that Charlie has stolen them and sends the police after him. Chaos ensues.


  • Mabel Normand - Mabel
  • Charles Chaplin - Tipsy nuisance
  • Chester Conklin - Police sergeant
  • Slim Summerville - Policeman
  • Billie Bennett - Woman
  • Harry McCoy - Hotdog thief
  • Wallace MacDonald - Spectator
  • Edgar Kennedy - Tough hotdog customer
  • Al St. John - Policeman
  • Charley Chase - Spectator
  • Mack Sennett - Customer
  • Henry Lehrman - Spectator

See also

  • Charlie Chaplin filmography
  • Category:1914 films
    Category:1910s comedy films
    Category:American comedy films
    Category:American silent short films
    Category:Black-and-white films
    Category:Films directed by Mabel Normand
    Category:Films produced by Mack Sennett
    Category:1910s short films

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