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  Charles Chapln (second from left).
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The Face on the Bar Room Floor
Also known as The Ham Artist in the USA; Charlot peintre in France : [The Ham Actor] : {The Face on the Barroom Floor}
(1914) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Charles Chaplin

Cast: Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Fritz Schade, Chester Conklin [a barroom patron], Harry McCoy [a barroom patron], Vivian Edwards [?] [Madeline]?, Hank Mann, Wallace MacDonald, [?] Joseph Swickard (Josef Swickard) [barroom patron]?, [?] ? [drunken sailor]

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. Scenario by Charles Chaplin, from the poem “The Face on the Bar Room Floor” by Hugh Antoine d’Arcy. / No copyright registration. Released 10 August 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / [?] Completed or shipped? on 20 July 1914. The film was reedited and rereleased in the USA as The Ham Artist by W.H. Productions Company in 1918.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Artists - Barrooms - Children

Listing updated: 21 March 2012.

References: Film viewing : Jacobs-Chaplin p. 135; Lahue-Collecting p. 23; Lahue-Kops p. 147; Lahue-Mack p. 296; Tarbox-Lost p. 197.

Home video: DVD.

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