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Title Chaplin's Essanay comedies. Vol. 2 / written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; produced by Jesse T. Robbins.

Publication Info. Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment [distributor], 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD CHAPLIN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD CHAPLIN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD CHAPLIN c.2  Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, black and white and color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Videodisc release of six short films originally produced by Essanay Film Manufacturing Co. in 1915.
Restored film and special contents by Film Preservation Associates.
Contents Tramp -- Charlie on the farm -- Charlie the hobo -- Charlie the tramp) -- By the sea Charlie by the sea Charlie's day out -- Work -- Charlie at work -- Charlie the decorator -- Only a working man -- Paperhanger -- Plumber -- Woman Charlie the perfect lady -- Perfect lady -- Bank -- Charlie detective -- Charlie at the bank -- Charlie in the bank -- His regeneration.
Credits Photographed by Harry Ensign ; music by Robert Israel and Eric James ; produced for video by David Shepard.
Cast Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Fred Goodwins, Lloyd Bacon, Billy Armstrong, Bud Jamison, Leo White, Margie Reiger, Marta Golden, Carl Stockdale, Charles Inslee, G.M. Anderson.
Summary A collection of Chaplin's films at Essanay Studios. The tramp: Charlie saves a farmer's daughter from some thieving toughs, but soon learns that her heart belongs to another. By the sea: Charlie's stroll by the sea finds him making enemies with a drunk, a husband and the police. Work: Charlie plays a paper hanger's assistant who is hired to paper a home where peace is replaced with anarchy, culminating with a massive explosion. A Woman: Charlie disguises himself as a woman in order to be near Edna after her father has forbidden her to see him. The Bank: Charlie, the janitor loves Edna, the pretty bank secretary, but her sweetheart is another Charles, the cashier. His regeneration: Chaplin makes a guest appearance in this "Broncho Billy" Anderson drama, as the tramp in a dance hall sequence.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD.
Language Silent films with intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Local Note Some of the Simsbury Public Library items are are part of the Hayes Collection.
Subject Comedy films.
Short films.
Silent films.
Added Author Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
Purviance, Edna, 1896-1958.
Anderson, Gilbert M., 1880-1971.
Bacon, Lloyd, 1890-1955.
Armstrong, Billy, 1891-1924.
Jamison, Bud, 1894-1944.
White, Leo, 1882-1948.
Stockdale, Carl, 1874-1953.
Inslee, Charles.
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.
Film Preservation Associates.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Tramp.
By the sea.
His regeneration.
Charlie on the farm.
Charlie's day out.
Charlie at work.
Charlie the perfect lady.
Charlie detective.
Charlie at the bank.
Standard No. 014381541427
Music No. ID5414SDVD Image Entertainment
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