Behind the Screen


Mutual (1917) Director: Charlie Chaplin
Silent Film
1(=picc).1.2.1 - 2110 - perc(1/2): drum kit/tgl/susp.cym/wdbl/guiro/swanee whistle/TD/BD/SD/pedal BD/tom-t/splash cym/hi-hat/ - pno - strings (11111)
First Performance
12.4.03, Royal Festival Hall, London: London Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis

Score, parts and film print (35mm, Digibeta PAL & DVD PAL) for hire

Programme Notes

Behind the Screen 13 November 1916. Lone Star – Mutual Producer/Director/Screenplay – Charles Chaplin Photography – William C Foster, Roland Totheroh Charles Chaplin David Edna Purviance Country Girl Eric Campbell Goliath Henry Bergman Director (dramas) Lloyd Bacon Director (comedies) Albert Austin Stage Hand Charlotte Minean Actress Leota Bryan Actress Wesley Ruggles Actor Tom Wood Actor Frank J Coleman Assistant Director John Rand Stage Hand James T Kelly Cameraman Charlie is David to a head carpenter’s Goliath in this film studio comedy, in which he helps a girl disguised as a boy to get a job, causes a custard-pie fight, and gets involved in a studio strike.

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