The Pawnshop
The Pawnshop (1916)

Charlie Chaplin's sixth film for the Mutual Film Corporation is a marvel of sight gags, comic transformations and brilliant pantomime. Charlie plays an assistant in a pawnshop, where he arrives late for work and is scolded by the portly… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 2, 1916
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Dean McKenna
Charlie Chaplin offered a series of comic essays on the trades and professions; he presented a fantastic gallery of the skilled and unskilled in a few minutes… More
Eric Broome
The clock-repair scene is hilarious but, otherwise, the slapstick punches and ladder gags seem like tired cliches now. Oh no, and here comes the stern but… More