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By the Sea
Also known as Charlot à la plage in France : [Charlie’s Day Out]
B&W : One reel
Directed by Charles Chaplin
Cast: Charles Chaplin [a tramp], Billy Armstrong [his rival], Margie Reiger [the rival’s girl], Bud Jamison [top-hatted suitor], Edna Purviance [his girl], Carl Stockdale [?] [policeman with sideburns]?, Harry Pollard (Snub Pollard) [the ice cream vendor]
Essanay Film Manufacturing Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Charles Chaplin. Cinematography by Harry Ensign. / Released 29 April 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Chaplin’s first Essanay film shot in southern California. The production was shot on-location near Los Angeles, California.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Beaches - Fights - Fire hydrants - Food: Ice cream - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Sand - USA: California
Listing updated: 17 May 2012.
References: Bardèche-History pp. 85, 119; Jacobs-Chaplin p. 136; Spehr-American p. 597.
Home video: DVD.