Charlie Chaplin's
"Making A Living" (1914)

This is Charlie Chaplin's 1st Film Released Feb. 02 1914

Making a Living is the first film appearance of Charlie Chaplin, which premiered on February 2, 1914. Chaplin plays a lady-charming swindler, Edgar English, who runs afoul of the Keystone Kops. Chaplin's famed screen persona of "the Little Tramp" did not appear until the film Kid Auto Races at Venice.

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An out-of-work swindler takes a job as a reporter. After witnessing a car go over cliff, he grabs a rival reporter's camera and races to the newspaper office to enter the photo as his own. His rival is delayed when he gets caught in a woman's bedroom by her jealous husband. The swindler follows the distribution of the paper containing his 'scoop' around town where he is once again chased by the rival reporter. Both end up on the cow-catcher of a streetcar. Written by Ed Stephan {}

Also Known As (AKA)
A Busted Johnny (undefined)
Carlitos Repórter (Brazil)
Chaplin reportterina (Finland)
Chaplin som tidningsman (Sweden)
Charlie på kärleksstigen (Finland - Swedish title)
Charlot, periodista (Spain)
Charlot, reportero (Spain)
Doing His Best (undefined)
Greve Charlie Chaplin-reporten (Finland - Swedish title)
Haciendo por la vida (Spain)
Take My Picture (USA)
Tienaamisen tuskat (Finland)
Troubles (undefined)

Release Dates
USA, 2 February 1914
Sweden, 3 January 1916
Spain, 17 March 1916
Finland, 7 December 1921
Finland, 27 May 1922 (re-release)

Audio/Visual: sound, B/W
Keywords: Charlie Chaplin; Silents
Runtime: 15 minutes
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

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Starring: Charles Chaplin

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Making A Living
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Running Time: 70 min.