Count, The


by Carl Davis

Mutual (1916) Director: Charlie Chaplin
Silent Film
1(=picc).1(=ca).2.1 - 2110 - perc(1): drum kit: ped BD/SD/TD/tom-t/2 susp.cym/siz.cym/splash cym/hi-hat/cyms/finger cyms/tgl/tamb/guiro/swanee whistle/gun shot/BD - pno - strings (11111)
First Performance
14.7.06, Lichfield Festival, Lichfield Cathedral: CBSO/Carl Davis

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

Programme Notes
THE COUNT 4 September 1916. Lone Star-Mutual Producer/Director/Screenplay: Charles Chaplin; Photography: William C Foster, Roland Totheroh; With Charles Chaplin (The Apprentice), Edna Purviance (Edna Moneybags), Eric Campbell (Buttonsky), Leo White (Count Broko), Charlotte Mineau (Mrs Moneybags), James T Kelly (The Butler), Albert Austin (A Guest), May White (Ima Pipp), Eva Thatcher (Flirdela Doughbells), Leota Bryan (Girl), Frank J Coleman (Cop), John Rand (Guest), Stanley Sanford (Guest), Loyal Underwood (Small Man). Charlie, a tailor’s apprentice clumsy with the lady customers gets the sack. Visiting his girl, a cook at a rich household, he unmasks his late employer who is taking advantage of a stolen ticket to pose as a foreign count. Charlie promptly poses as the Count, making his ex-boss play his secretary, and becomes the star of the party.

Licensing Information

Site Search

Newsletter sign-up

Submit your email address here to receive the latest news and special offers from Faber Music

Score Availability

It is possible in certain circumstances to purchase some scores direct from the Hire Library, even if advertised as available only for hire.

Please Contact the Hire Library:
Tel: +44 (0)1279 828904

Take a look

Tom Coult

‘Coult is someone to watch out for.’ Tempo (Paul Conway), April 2014  ...

read more