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His New Profession


An oddly enjoyable comedy full of violence & nasty behavior

His New Profession is a 1914 United States comedy silent film made at the Keystone Studios and starring Charlie Chaplin. The film involves Chaplin taking care of a man in a wheelchair. It is also known as "The Good for Nothing".


  • Charles Chaplin as Charlie
  • Charley Chase as Nephew
  • Cecile Arnold as Girl with Eggs
  • Harry McCoy as Policeman
  • Roscoe Arbuckle as Bartender
  • Helen Carruthers as Woman (uncredited)
  • Charles Murray (actor) as Drinker (uncredited)
  • Jess Dandy as Invalid Uncle

See also

  • Charlie Chaplin filmography

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

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