Charlie Chaplin's first ever appearance on film - Making A Living 1914 (Silent - B/W)

This is at the top of my list of 'if I ever find a better print of this it will go up', here is Charlie Chaplin's first flickering appearance on celluloid (literally in this case). It's before Chaplin invented the tramp character - here he plays a mustachioed swindler out to get the girl... It's February 1914, Chaplin was only 24 years old...
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