Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but instead enters a dice game. When he does finally act he ruins the scene, wrecks the set and tears the skirt from the star.
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ARE YOU THERE CHARLIE?
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Did You Know?
This is the first of 14 Essanay Films that Charles Chaplin
made after leaving Keystone when Mack Sennett
would not meet the comedian's $1000-a-week salary demand. Essanay gave him $1250. This is the only Chaplin film made on location in Chicago. See more
A taped "X" on Ben Turpin's neck, used by Charlie to strike a match against, disappears when the gag is over. See more
Edited into Mixed Up