The Idle Class
The Idle Class (1921)

Charlie Chaplin's eighth film under his million dollar contract with First National is a return to the two reel form, and to the lightness of the Mutual style. Chaplin plays dual role, that of a vacationing Tramp, and a high society… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 25, 1921
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Dennis Schwartz
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Very funny comedy short.

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Carlos Magalh„es
Chaplin is back to the Mutual-style two-reelers with this light comedy, playing two roles in a funny story of mistaken identities. Enjoyable, though not really… More
Ivan Descartin
Mr. Chaplin's first take on mistaken identity (which continued through "The Pilgrim" and "The Great Dictator"), as the Tramp gets… More
Aj V
This movie is funny for the most part, but it really needed to be longer and have more dialogue, I think. It could have been a really great movie with more… More
Chris Browning
Charlie Chaplin plays two roles in this two reel short, both the Tramp and a high society alcoholic husband with mistaken identity and plenty of antics ensuing… More