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Masquerader (The)

USA, English, 12 mins

Original Title

The Female Impersonator
  • Director: Charles Chaplin
  • Writer: Charles Chaplin
  • Producer: Mack Sennett

CGiii Comment

Half of the film is farcical...the other half is Charlie in drag...and, is farcical.


The(ir) Blurb...

Charlie is an actor in a film studio. He messes up several scenes and is tossed out. Returning dressed as a lady, he charms the director. Even so, Charlie never makes it into film, winding up at the bottom of a well.

Cast & Characters

Charles Chaplin as Film Actor / Beautiful Stranger;
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle as Film Actor;
Chester Conklin as Film Actor;
Charles Murray as Film Director;
Jess Dandy as Actor / Villain;
Minta Durfee as Leading Lady;
Cecile Arnold as Actress;
Vivian Edwards as Actress;
Harry McCoy as Actor;
Charley Chase as Actor;
Dan Albert as Cameraman;
Billie Bennett as Actress;
Helen Carruthers as Actress;
Glen Cavender as Other Director;
Billy Gilbert as Cameraman

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