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Gentlemen of Nerve
Also known as Some Nerve in the USA; Charlot et Mabel aux courses in France : [Charlie at the Races]
(1914) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Charles Chaplin

Cast: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, George Summerville (Slim Summerville), Charles Parrott (Charley Chase), Alice Davenport, Edgar Kennedy

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. Scenario by Charles Chaplin. / No copyright registration. Released 29 October 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: Attending the Races. [?] Completed or shipped? on 7 October 1914. The film was reedited and rereleased in the USA as Some Nerve by W.H. Productions Company in 1918.


Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive, 35mm restoration negative, 35mm restoration positives].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Races

Listing updated: 21 March 2012.

References: Fussell-Normand p. 259; Jacobs-Chaplin p. 135; Lahue-Kops p. 149; Lahue-Mack p. 297.

Home video: DVD.

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