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Charlie Chaplin's "The Floorwalker"


Charlie Chaplins 51st Film Released May 15 1916 The Floorwalker was Charlie Chaplin's first Mutual Film Company made in 1916. It starred Chaplin as a customer in a department store who finds out the manager is stealing money from the store. It was noted for the first 'running staircase' used in films. Edna Purviance played a minor role as a secretary to the store manager, played by Eric Campbell. Watch more Chaplin films

The Floorwalker was Charlie Chaplin first Mutual Film Corporation film, made in 1916 in film. The film stars Chaplin, in his traditional The Tramp, as a customer who creates chaos in a department store and becomes inadvertently entangled in the nefarious scheme of the store manager, played by Eric Campbell (actor), and the store's floorwalker, played by Lloyd Bacon, to embezzle money from the establishment.


  • Charles Chaplin - Tramp
  • Eric Campbell (actor) - Store manager
  • Edna Purviance - Manager's secretary
  • Lloyd Bacon - Assistant manager
  • Albert Austin - Shop assistant
  • Charlotte Mineau - Beautiful store detective

Category:1916 films
Category:American films
Category:1910s comedy films
Category:Films directed by Charlie Chaplin
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:American silent short films
Category:Mutual Film films
Category:1910s short films
Category:American comedy films


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