Watch Work (1915)

Watch Work (1915)

Up Next in Chaplin's Essanay Comedies (1915)

  • A Woman (1915)

    Chaplin had twice previously donned female attire at Keystone, in A Busy Day (1914) and The Masquerader (1914). A WOMAN was Chaplin's last and finest female impersonation, a then-popular device among comedians (Julian Eltinge built a career and fortune on it).

    The first half of the film is a ...

  • The Bank (1915)

    Charlie the janitor love Edna, the pretty bank secretary, but her sweetheart is another Charles, the cashier. One of the best of the Chaplin Essanay comedies, the film's plot is a reworking of his Keystone film, The New Janitor (1914), incorporating a dream sequence inspired by Fred Karno's Jimmy...

  • Shanghaied (1915)

    Chaplin rented a boat, the Vaquero, to inspire the plot of this comedy gem. Charlie is hired to shanghai a crew, only to be shanghaied himself as well. He has to save himself and his sweetheart, who has stowed away, before the boat is sabotaged for the insurance.

    The film contains some of Cha...