Twenty Minutes of Love 1914

Twenty minutes of love

Twenty Minutes of Love is a 1914 American comedy silent film made by Keystone Studios. The film is widely reported as Charlie Chaplin’s directorial debut; some sources name Joseph Maddern as the director, … Wikipedia

Storyline

Charlie is amidst a number of loving couples in the park. He parodies one couple by embracing a tree. A girl asks her beau for a love token. The beau steals a pocket watch from a sleeping man, Charlie gets it away from him and gives it to the girl. He later gets it back and tries to sell it to his original owner who calls a policeman. Many park visitors wind up getting tossed into the lake. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>
Initial release: April 20, 1914
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Producer: Mack Sennett
Screenplay: Charlie Chaplin
Music composed by: Robert Israel

Stars: Charles Chaplin, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy

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