The Adventurer

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The Adventurer

upper class false identity escaped convict slapstick house party rescue from drowning manhunt short film

The Adventurer

Release Date: October 22, 1917

Year    :   1917
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Comedy, Adventure
Production Companies    :   Lone Star Corporation
Director    :   Charlie Chaplin
Producers    :   Charlie Chaplin, Henry P. Caulfield, John Jasper
Writers    :   Charlie Chaplin, Vincent Bryan, Maverick Terrell
RunTime    :   26 mins.

The daring convict no. 23, known as The Eel, escapes from prison and, after mocking his inept persecutors, saves the lives of three people in peril: a beautiful girl, her mother and an annoying suitor, only to get exhausted and almost drowned. Once he regains his strength at Judge Brown's home, he participates on an upper-class social party where he competes with the suitor for the favors of the charming Miss Brown. But prison guards are still after him…

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