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Behind the Screen

USA, English, 15 mins

  • Director: Charles Chaplin
  • Writer: Vincent Bryan; Charles Chaplin
  • Producer: Charles Chaplin; Henry P. Caulfield

CGiii Comment

It's the sissy thing again.

This may have been funny way back then - but, alas, not now.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Three movies are being shot simultaneously and Charlie is an overworked scene shifter. The foreman is waited on hand and foot until all the shifters but Charlie go on strike. A girl looking for work pretends to be a man and helps Charlie. Charlie discovers her gender and falls in love with her. The foreman thinks they are homosexual and in the ensuing fight they become involved in a long pie throwing scene from one of the movies in production. The frustrated workers dynamite the studio.

Cast & Characters

Eric Campbell as Goliath;
Charles Chaplin as David;
Edna Purviance as The girl;
Albert Austin as Scene shifter;
Lloyd Bacon as Director of comedies;
Henry Bergman as Directory of history film;
Leota Bryan as Actress;
Frank J. Coleman as Producer;
James T. Kelley as Cameraman;
Charlotte Mineau as Actress;
John Rand as Scene shifter;
Wesley Ruggles as Actor;
Leo White as Scene shifter;
Tom Wood as Actor

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