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His New Job
|Charlotte Mineau, Charles Chaplin,
Charles J. Stine and Leo White.
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Also known as Charlie’s New Job in the USA; Charlie elokuvamaailmassa in Finland; Charlot débute au cinéma in France; Charlie gegen alle in Germany; Charlot attore and Charlot principiante in Italy; Charlot cambia de oficio and Charlot debuta in Spain; Hans nya jobb in Sweden
B&W : Two reels / 1896 feet
Directed by Charles Chaplin
Cast: Charles Chaplin [an actor], Ben Turpin [a rival actor in Lodestone office], Leo White [the male assistant in the Lodestone office; and the bearded actor in uniform], Charlotte Mineau [the film actress], Charles J. Stine [the director], Robert Bolder [the studio president], Arthur W. Bates [the stagehand], Jess Robbins [the cameraman], Gloria Swanson [the secretary in the Lodestone office], [?] Charles Hitchcock? [the movie star], Frank J. Coleman, Charles Insley, Bud Jamison, Billy Armstrong [extra], Agnes Ayres [extra]
Essanay Film Manufacturing Company production; distributed by [?] Essanay Film Manufacturing Company or The General Film Company, Incorporated? / Produced by Jess Robbins. Scenario by Charles Chaplin [?] + Louella Parsons? / © 1915 by Essanay Film Manufacturing Company. Released 1 February 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in the Essanay film studio in Chicago, Illinois. Chaplin’s first film for Essanay. The film was released in Sweden on 30 August 1915. The film was released in Spain on 22 December 1915.
Survival status: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Actors: Film - Actresses: Film - Costumes - Directors - Gambling - Games: Dice - Hearing aids - Movie studios - Offices - Weapons: Swords
Listing updated: 25 March 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 86, 119, 213; Brownlow-Parade pp. 504, 505; Hudson-Swanson p. 10; Jacobs-Chaplin pp. 18d, 34-35, 135; Lahue-World pp. 64a, 176; Quirk-Swanson pp. 12, 17, 20; Spehr-American p. 598 : Website-GEH; Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.