Police

Synopsis: Charles Chaplin, a convict, is given $5.00 and released from prison after having served his term. He meets a man of the church who makes him weep for his sins and while he is weeping takes the $5.00 away from him. Chaplin goes to a fruit stand and samples the fruit. When he goes to pay for it he finds his $5.00 is missing. This results in a battle with the fruit dealer, but Chaplin finally escapes. He is held up by a footpad and finds it is his former cellmate. He is inveigled into joining him in robbing a house. They put a police officer out of commission with a mallet and stack up the silverware. They then start upstairs to search the upper rooms, but are met by a young woman who implores them to leave because her mother is ill and fears the shock will kill her. Chaplin's heart is touched but the footpad insists on ransacking the house. This results in a battle between the footpad and Chaplin. While they are fighting, a squad of police arrives. The footpad makes his escape, but the p
Genre: Comedy, Short
 
IMDB:
6.6
Year:
1916
34 min
12 Views

Charles Chaplin in Police

Once again in the cruel,

cruel world.

"Let me help you to go straight."

"Let me help you to go straight."

That night

"Get in line and wait your turn!"

"And quit your shovin'!"

"Well if it ain't me old cell-mate"

"Come quick ~~ burglars!"

"Get busy!"

"Please be quiet as my mother

is very ill"

"Let me help you to go straight."

"Please don't go up ~~ My mother

is very ill.

and the shock might kill her !"

"He is my housband."

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