A Hash House Fraud 1915 – Keystone Cops

a hash house fraud

A swindle in a tiny downtown restaurant leads to a classic Keystone Kops finale. One and all have an easy time with the pretty and flirtatious cashier.
Director: Charley Chase (as Charles Parrot)

Produced by Mack Sennett
Stars: Hugh Fay, Louise Fazenda, Fritz Schade


His Musical Career 1914


His Musical Career is a 1914 American comedy silent film made by Keystone Studios starring Charlie Chaplin. Wikipedia
Initial release: November 7, 1914
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Screenplay: Charlie Chaplin
Producer: Mack Sennett
Cinematography: Frank D. Williams
Cast: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Fritz Schade

Dough and Dynamite 1914

Dough and dynamite

Charlie and another waiter have to become bakers when the regular cooks go on strike.
Initial release: October 26, 1914 (USA)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Box office: 130,000 USD
Music composed by: Eric Beheim
Screenplay: Charlie Chaplin, Mack Sennett

Stars: Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Fritz Schade

For Better – But Worse 1915

for better but worst

Harry MacCoy’s get-up looks a lot like Chaplin’s, with his bowler, black cutaway coat and baggy pants, and Mae Busch’s outfit certainly suggests Mabel’s usual urban outfits – although hers was fairly standard at the time.

Director: Dell Henderson

produced by Mack Sennett

Production Co: Keystone Film Company

Stars: Harry McCoy, Mae Busch, Fritz Schade