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Charlie Chaplin - Making A Living
Making A Living: 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...
   
Charlie Chaplin as The Tramp
   
Charlie Chaplin - Mabel's Strange Predicament
   
Between Showers
   
Film Johnny
   
Tango Tangles
   
His Favorite Pastime
   
Cruel Cruel Love
   
Land Lady's Pet
   
Charlie Chaplin - Still from Mabel At The Wheel
   
Charlie Chaplin - Twenty Minutes Of Love
   
Caught in a Cabaret
   
Caught in the rain
   
Chaplin - The Militant Suffragette
   
Chaplin - The Fatal Mallet
   
The Knockout
   
Charlie Chaplin
   
Charlie Chaplin
   
Charlie Chaplin - The Property Man
   
Face On The Barroom Floor
   
Charlie Chaplin
   
The Masquerader
   
Chaplin - The Good For Nothing
   
Charlie Chaplin, Rosco Arbuckle
   
The New Janitor
   
Charlie Chaplin, Rosco Arbuckle
   
Dough And Dynamite
   
Gentlemen Of Nerve
   
Charlie Chaplin - The Musical Tramp
   
His Trysting Places
   
Chaplin - Pin to ass...
   
His Prehistoric Past
   
Roscoe Arbuckle
   
His New Job
   
Charlie Chaplin
   
Charlie Chaplin - Still from The Champion
   
In the Park
   
Charlie Chaplin - The Tramp
   
By The Sea picture
   
Charlie Chaplin - Work
   
Charlie Chaplin
   
Chaplin - The Bank
   
Charlie Shanghaied
   
Charlie Chaplin
   
Charlie Chaplin - The Police
   
Burlesque On Carmen - scene
   
Chaplin - The Floorwalker
   
Chaplin - The Fireman
   
Charlie Chaplin - Still from The Vagabond
   
Charlie Chaplin in One AM
   
The Count
   
Charlie Chaplin - The Pawnbroker
   
Chaplin - Stagehand
   
Charlie Chaplin
   
Easy Street
   
Chaplin - The Cure
   
Chaplin - The Immigrant
   
Chaplin - The Adventurer
   

Pre 1923: The First National Pictures movies were made by Chaplin under a complicated arrangement in which he leased the movies to the company for 5 years and then gained the copyright afterwards - so they are arguably not all public domain under the 'everything is public domain if it was first published before 1923 in the USA rule'. Chaplin wasn't a US citizen so it adds a complicating factor here (as a UK citizen the copyright will be death +70 years on those films on which he has a copyright claim - he died 25th December 1977 so they won't fall into the public domain until 2048). I have found this copyright claim for a number of the Chaplin films from 1918 onwards here, pdcomedy has none of these films on the site.

I have put everything Charlie Chaplin has done that is in the public domain, apart from the following:

The only copy of A Jitney Elopement I could find was the restored copyright version.

Her Friend The Bandit, 1914: No copy of this exists, apparently.

The Bond was brought out by Essany in 1918 and is a compilation of scenes deleted from other movies. It was a very poor quality print.

   
   
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