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A Film Johnnie

Category: Short
All Genres: Short, Comedy
Release Year: 1914
Country: USA
Runtime: 15
Languages: English
Director: George Nichols
Sound: Silent

  • DEAD MEN CANT DIE… but live to follow a mad-mans will!

  • Writing by: Craig Hutchinson – writer

    Produced by: Mack Sennett – producer

    Cast: Charles Chaplin – The Film Johnnie
    Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle – Himself, Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle
    Virginia Kirtley – The Keystone Girl
    Mabel Normand – Mabel
    Ford Sterling – Himself, Ford Sterling
    Dan Albert – Man in audience (uncredited)
    Minta Durfee – Actress / In the theatre audience (uncredited)
    Billy Gilbert – Usher (uncredited)
    William Hauber – Man in Audience (uncredited)
    Edgar Kennedy – The Director (uncredited)
    Henry Lehrman – Himself, Henry Lehrman (uncredited)

    Music: Perry Monroe
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    Plot Outline: Charlie attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there.
    Plot: 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.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    Before the credits roll, there is a dedication “In Memory of Phillip Whitehead”, referring to Phillip Whitehead, Chairman of Brook Lapping Productions, who died end of 2005.

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: When the boy enters the doctors house in the first scene, the doorknob changes. The exterior clearly doesnt match the interior.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Although some sources credit Mack Sennett with playing himself, the film director, the role is actually played by Edgar Kennedy.

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