Thursday, July 07, 2005

A Film Johnnie

US 1914. PC: Keystone. D: George Nichols. Starring Charles Chaplin (The Film Johnnie), Roscoe Arbuckle (Fatty), Virginia Kirtley (The Keystone Girl). /18 fps/ 15'. Chaplin Opus 5. BFI/NFTVA. ♪ Neil Brand. Wednesday 6 July 2005, Cinema Lumière 1, Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna. Photochemical look. Following the David Robinson synopsis: at the cinema, Charlie falls for the Keystone Girl, pursues her to the studio, and causes havoc among the productions, until fire breaks out, and the fire brigade enters.

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