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Sunday, March 9, 2014

TANGO TANGLES, released March 9th, 1914

Directed by Mack Sennett.

Filmed at the Venice Dance Hall, this film is unique because its three main characters (Chaplin, Roscoe Arbuckle, and Ford Sterling) appear without their usual costumes and make-up. Basic plot: three men vie for the attentions of the hat check girl at the dance hall.

Numerous sources credit the role of the hat check girl to Sadie Lampe
 but her identity has never been fully confirmed.
If there are no bricks or custard pies around, just throw a human being.
One of my favorite intertitles.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

TANGO TANGLES (1914)

Released 99 years ago today, this Keystone short is unique because Chaplin appears for the entire film without his comedy makeup and costume.