Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Caught in a Cabaret - 1914

Country: USA
Language: English
Release Date: 27 April 1914 (USA)
Also Known As: Charlie the Waiter
Director: Mabel Normand
Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand and Harry McCoy
Charlie is a clumsy waiter in a cheap cabaret, suffering the strict orders from his boss. He'll meet a pretty girl in the park, pretending to be a fancy ambassador, despite the jealousy of her fiancée.
Given an hour off from his job as a cafe waiter, Charlie rescues Mabel from a thug, is given an invitation to her home, and arrives presenting a card which falsely identifies him as the Greek Ambassador. Before he can get back to work, her parents invite him to a future garden party. Her jealous lover has Charlie followed back to the cafe. Charlie is a hit at the garden party but, as he leaves to return to work, the rival invites everyone to go with him to the cafe so Charlie will be exposed

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