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A Thief Catcher

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Director  Ford Sterling
Distributed by  Keystone Studios
Duration  
5.6/10 IMDb

Producer  Mack Sennett
Genres  Comedy, Short Film
Country  United States
A Thief Catcher movie poster
Language  Silent film English (Original titles)
Release date  February 19, 1914 (1914-02-19)
Cast  Ford Sterling (Suspicious John), Charles Chaplin (Cop), William Hauber (Cop), George Jeske (Cop), Edgar Kennedy (Crook), Rube Miller (Cop)
Similar movies  Tugboat Mickey, Orphan's Benefit, Mickey's Birthday Party, Symphony Hour, Pacific Rim, The Artist

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A Thief Catcher is a one-reel 1914 American comedy film, produced by Mack Sennett for his Keystone film company, directed by Ford Sterling, and starring Sterling, Mack Swain, Edgar Kennedy, and Charles Chaplin as a policeman. Chaplin had claimed in interviews that he had played a bit-role as a policeman while at Keystone Studios.

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Cast

  • Ford Sterling: Chief
  • Charles Chaplin: Policeman (uncredited)
  • William Hauber: Policeman (uncredited)
  • George Jeske: Policeman (uncredited)
  • Edgar Kennedy: Crook (uncredited)
  • Rube Miller:Policeman (uncredited)
  • Mack Swain: Crook (uncredited)
  • Preservation status

    The film was believed lost and Chaplin's appearance unknown until a vintage 16mm print was discovered by director / film historian Paul E. Gierucki in 2010 at a Michigan antique sale.

    References

    A Thief Catcher Wikipedia
    A Thief Catcher IMDb A Thief Catcher themoviedb.org


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