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The Adventurer (1917)

The Adventurer

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Movie Info

Hilarious silent short comedy in which Charlie Chaplin plays an escaped convict who becomes a hero when he saves the lives of a pair of women.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy, Special Interest
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Cast

Eric Campbell
as The Suitor
Henry Bergman
as The Father
Marta Golden
as Her Mother
Albert Austin
as The Butler
Charles Chaplin
as The Convict

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Much hilarious! Marvelous! Plenty of laughs! This Charlie Chaplin silent film becomes my number one and all-the-time favourite I always watch several times. Chaplin out-kicks his proficient adversary in an encounter and as usual performs mirth-provoking acrobatic stunts - very clever!

deano
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

½

"The Adventurer" has a misleading title ("The Convict" would be better), but it's a fun, entertaining short. Chaplin escapes from prison and falls into high society after rescuing some upper-crust folks who fall off a beach pier. He spends the rest of the film stealing drinks, kicking rivals and dodging suspicion. Did Chaplin invent the familiar gag where someone temporarily "hides" by putting a lampshade over his head and standing rigid?

Eric Broome
Eric Broome

Super Reviewer

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