The Count (1916)





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Lowly assistant clothes-presser Charlie gets tossed into high society when he discovers that his scheming boss is impersonating a famous European count. Charlie then poses as the imposter's secretary until the genuine count's arrival throws a dignified party into a frenzy.
Classics , Comedy , Special Interest
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Lone Star Corporation


Charles Chaplin
as Tailor's
Edna Purviance
as Miss Moneybags
Eric Campbell
as Tailor
Leo White
as Count
Charlotte Mineau
as Mrs Moneybags
Loyal Underwood
as Small Guest
John Rand
as Guest
Frank J. Coleman
as Policeman and Guest
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Audience Reviews for The Count

If you've read through my latest pages here on RT, you might have noticed that I've watched a lot of Charlie Chaplin lately. I am not sure how many of his films I've seen this far (I need to make a count), but I am certain that I have passed 50. This one titled The Count was alright.

Hans J. Eiðisgarð
Hans J. Eiðisgarð

It has story, speed and spontaneity. The fun is not forced - it just bubbles out. A good deal of originality prevails and utter respectability. Some squeamish folks may take exception to Charlie Chaplin holding his nose while eating strong cheese, scratching his head with a fork and washing his ears in watermelon juice at the table But these vulgarities pass quickly can be forgotten in the stress of the high comedy of the soup and and dance. Chaplin has his capacity for serious playing, but he is foremost as a clown and here he clowns superbly.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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