Police (1916 film)

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Police
Police 1916.jpg
Directed by Charlie Chaplin
Produced by Jess Robbins
Written by Charlie Chaplin
Starring Charles Chaplin
Edna Purviance
Wesley Ruggles
James T. Kelley
Leo White
John Rand
Fred Goodwins
Billy Armstrong
Snub Pollard
Bud Jamison
Paddy McGuire
George Cleethorpe
Cinematography Harry Ensign
Distributed by Essanay Studios
Release date(s)
  • May 27, 1916 (1916-05-27)
Running time 34 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent film
English (Original titles)

Police was Charlie Chaplin's 14th released film from Essanay released in 1916. It was made at the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles. Charlie playing an ex-convict finds life on the outside not to his liking and leads him to breaking into a home with another thief (Wesley Ruggles). Edna Purviance plays the girl living in the home who tries to change him.

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Charlie is released from prison and immediately swindled by a fake person. A fellow ex-convict convinces Charlie to help burglarize a house.

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