This was Chaplin’s last film for Mutual, it also marked the last film for Eric Campbell who was tragically killed in a car accident in December 1917.
I went a little crazy with screenshots on this one.
|Charlie is Convict #23 (aka “The Eel”). He will play another escaped convict (again #23) in
his last film for First National, The Pilgrim (1923).
|Eric Campbell with Edna Purviance.|
|On the left is Chaplin’s long-time secretary and “Man Friday,” Toraichi Kono.
Kono also had a bit part as a chauffeur in A Day’s Pleasure.
Rumor has it he is a face in the crowd in The Circus.
|In order not to be recognized at the party, Charlie draws a mustache on his picture in the newspaper
to make himself look more like Eric Campbell.
|This won’t end well.|
|Charlie realizes the ice cream has gone down his pants. I’ll end it here.|