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The Bank (1915)

TV-G | | Comedy, Short | 9 August 1915 (USA)
Charlie does everything but an efficient job as janitor. Edna buys her fiance, the cashier, a birthday present. Charlie thinks "To Charles with Love" is for him. He presents her a rose ... See full summary »

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Charlie does everything but an efficient job as janitor. Edna buys her fiance, the cashier, a birthday present. Charlie thinks "To Charles with Love" is for him. He presents her a rose which she throws in the garbage. Depressed, Charlie dreams of a bank robbery and his heroic role in saving the manager and Edna ... but it is only a dream. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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9 August 1915 (USA)  »

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Charlie in the Bank  »

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The film was restored in 2014 through the Chaplin Essanay Project thanks to the financial support of Susan Harmon and Richard Meyer. See more »

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The Rich verses the Poor
8 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Chaplin's fight sequences in each of his films always seem to be the same. However, the fact that he is the chosen representative of the working class man in a post-Victorian era dramatised in an episodic film version of a serial novel, was phenomenal.

Chaplin's one and two reeler films were the working class version of 'Vanity Fair' in the 20th century.


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