Friday, March 18, 2011

A Night in the Show - 1915

Director: Charles Chaplin
Writer: Charles Chaplin
Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance and Charlotte Mineau Country: USA
Language: English
Release Date: 20 November 1915 (USA)
Based on a famous comedy act called "Mummingbirds" in which Charles Chaplin starred when he was a player with The Karno Company in England. Mr. Pest tries several theatre seats before winding up in front in a fight with the conductor. He is thrown out. In the lobby he pushes a fat lady into a fountain and returns to sit down by Edna. Mr. Rowdy, in the gallery, pours beer down on Mr. Pest and Edna. He attacks patrons, a harem dancer, the singers Dot and Dash, and a fire-eater.

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