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Unidentified player (left), Mabel Normand and
Charles Chaplin.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
The Masquerader
Also known as Charlot grande coquette in France : [Putting One Over], [The Female Impersonator], [The Picnic], [His New Profession], [Charlie at the Studio], [Charlie the Actor]
(1914) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Charles Chaplin

Cast: Charles Chaplin [the out-of-work actor posing as Senorita Chapelino], Charles Murray [the film director], Roscoe Arbuckle [the actor in the dressing room], Chester Conklin [a character actor], Harry McCoy [an actor], Charles Parrott (Charley Chase) [an actor], Cecile Arnold, Minta Durfee, Vivian Edwards, Fritz Schade

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. Scenario by Charles Chaplin. / No copyright registration. Released 27 August 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: Queen of the Movies. [?] Completed or shipped? on 12 August 1914. The film was rereleased in 16mm reduction prints as Putting One Over.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Actors - Female impersonation - Motion picture studios

Listing updated: 18 March 2012.

References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 119; Edmonds-Arbuckle pp. 250, 253; Jacobs-Chaplin p. 135; Lahue-Kops p. 148; Lahue-Mack p. 296; Sinyard-Silent p. 103.

Home video: DVD.

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