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Film Johnny

Country: USA, Language: English, 15 mins

Original Title

Charlie at the Studio
  • Director: George Nichols
  • Writer: Craig Hutchinson
  • Producer: Mack Sennett

CGiii Comment

The woman looks like she's a drag queen...but, because it's such a chaotic mess - it doesn't really matter.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Charlie goes to the movie and falls in love with a girl on the screen. He goes to Keystone Studios to find her. He disrupts the shooting of a film, and a fire breaks out. Charlie is blamed, gets squirted with a firehose, and is shoved by the female star.

Cast & Characters

Charles Chaplin as The Film Johnnie;
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle as Himself;
Virginia Kirtley as The Keystone Girl;
Mabel Normand as Mabel;
Ford Sterling as Himself;
Dan Albert as Man in audience;
Minta Durfee as Actress / In the theatre audience;
Billy Gilbert as Usher;
William Hauber as Man in Audience;
Edgar Kennedy as The Director;
Sadie Lampe as Audience Member;
Henry Lehrman as Himself;
Hank Mann as Prop Boy;
Harry McCoy as Fireman / Man in audience next to Charlie;
George Nichols as Older Man on screen