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The Bank
Also known as Charlot à la banque (Charlie at the Bank) in France : [Charlie Detective]
(1915) American
B&W : Two reels / 1985 feet
Directed by Charles Chaplin

Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Carl Stockdale, Charles Insley, Leo White, Billy Armstrong, Fred Goodwins, Bud Jamison, John Rand, Lloyd Bacon, Frank J. Coleman, Paddy McGuire, Wesley Ruggles, Carrie Clark Ward

Essanay Film Manufacturing Company production; distributed by V-L-S-E, Incorporated. / Scenario by Charles Chaplin. Cinematography by Harry Ensign. / Released 16 August 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot in the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles, California.

Comedy.

Survival status: Prints exist in private film collections [16mm reduction positives, 8mm reduction positives].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Aprons - Banks: Cashiers, Presidents - Bonds - Bravery - Buckets - Canes - Captures - Cowardice - Crime: Robbery (Attempted) - Criminals: Bank robbers, Thieves - Desks - Dreams - Electric fans - Fights - Fired from job - Flowers - Handwriting - Hats: Top hats - Janitors - Law: Enforcement: Policemen - Ledgers - Mail chutes - Mistaken affections - Neckties - Notes - Offices - Papers - Rescues - Safes - Secretaries - Stamps - Tobacco: Cigarettes, Cigars - Tools: Brooms, Feather dusters, Mops - Trash cans - Uniforms - Wastebaskets - Water - Weapons: Blackjacks, Guns

Listing updated: 17 May 2012.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 119; Bohn-Light p. 69; Jacobs-Chaplin pp. 38, 88, 136; Kerr-Silent pp. 79, 80; Sinyard-Silent p. 103; Sklar-Movie pp. 112-113; Tarbox-Lost p. 245.

Home video: DVD.

 
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