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  Charles Chaplin (left), Minta Durfee and Edgar Kennedy.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
Twenty Minutes of Love
Also known as Charlot et le chronomètre and Vingt minutes d’amour in France : [He Loved Her So], [Cops and Watches], [Love-Friend]
(1914) American
B&W : [?] One or Two? reels
Directed by [?] ? Madden

Cast: Charles Chaplin [the intruder], Edgar Kennedy [the spooner], Minta Durfee [his girl], Emma Clifton (Emma Bell Clifton) [the gift-demanding girl], Chester Conklin [her rejected suitor], Joseph Swickard (Josef Swickard) [?] [the sleeping man]?, [?] Hank Mann?, [?] Gordon Griffith?

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. Scenario by Charles Chaplin. Cinematography by Frank D. Williams. / No copyright registration. Released 20 April 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: Passing of Time. [?] Completed or shipped? on 28 March 1914. Asplund-Chaplin p. ? mistakenly lists the film as directed by Mack Sennett.


Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Benches - Crime: Theft - Fights - Kissing - Parks - Police: Policemen - Spooning - Tobacco: Cigarettes - Watches (Pocket) - Water: Lakes

Listing updated: 18 March 2012.

References: Film viewing : Asplund-Chaplin p. ?; Jacobs-Chaplin p. 135; Lahue-Kops p. 145; Lahue-Mack p. 294; Lahue-World p. 79.

Home video: DVD.

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