By The Sea (1915)

By the Sea is a 1915 American silent comedy film Charlie Chaplin made while waiting for a studio to work in Los Angeles. He had just left Niles Essanay Studio after doing five films at that location. By the Sea was filmed all on location at Crystal Pier in April 1915. The story centers on Charlie’s Little Tramp character and how he gets into trouble trying to grab the attention of women on the beach. Edna Purviance plays one of the wives in whom he shows interest.

Alternative titles: Charlie’s Day Out, Carlitos à Beira-Mar, На море, Chaplin na plázi, Chaplin paa Fluepapiret, Charlot à la plage, Am Strand, An der See, Δίπλα στη θάλασσα, Charlie a strandon, Charlot alla spiaggia, アルコール先生海水浴の巻, Charlie na plaży, Charlot Banhista, У моря, Pored mora, Charlot en la playa, Charlie vid badorten, Şarlo Plajda, Charlie by the Sea

Notes: It is said to be the first film to incorporate the classic gag of a man slipping on a banana skin.

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