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Ford Sterling (left) and Charles Chaplin.
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Between Showers
Also known as Dia Chuvoso in Brazil; Charlot et le parapluie in France; Charlot y el parapluie, Todo por un paraguas and El que no corre vuela in Spain; Charlie i åskväder in Sweden : [The Flirt], [The Flirts], [Charlie and the Umbrella], [In Wrong Thunder and Lightning]
(1914) American
B&W : One reel / 950 feet
Directed by Henry Lehrman

Cast: Ford Sterling [Mr. Snookie, the umbrella masher], Charles Chaplin [another masher], Emma Clifton (Emma Bell Clifton) [the girl], Chester Conklin [the wooing policeman], Sadie Lampe [his sweetheart], [?] ? [the helpful policeman], [?] ? [concerned woman in light blouse], [?] ? [concerned woman in dark blouse], [?] ? [bearded man at pond]?

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. Scenario by [?] Reed Heustis? Cinematography by Frank D. Williams. / No copyright registration. Released 28 February 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working titles: A Rainy Day and Between Shaves. [?] Completed or shipped? on 7 February 1914. The film was released in Spain on 30 July 1915. The film was released in Denmark on 12 January 1917. The film was released in Sweden on 4 March 1918. The film was [?] reedited and? rereleased in the USA by W.H. Productions Company in [?] 1918?

Comedy.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive; in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute film archive; in the Svenska Filminstitutet film archive; in the film holdings of Lobster Films [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives (rerelease version)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Dogs, Horses - Bricks - Construction: Sites - Crime: Theft - Fences: Wood - Fights - Parks - Street scenes: Business, Residential - Tobacco: Cigarettes - Transportation: Automobiles, Street cars, Wagons - Umbrellas (Broken) - Water: Ponds, Standing

Listing updated: 22 September 2012.

References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 85, 119; Jacobs-Chaplin pp. 18c, 135; Lahue-Kops p. 144; Lahue-Mack p. 294; Tarbox-Lost p. 204 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

 
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