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(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)
In a park, a tipsy Charlie tries to make time with a woman (Alice Davenport) alone on a park bench, until the woman’s wife (Mack Swain) returns and settles the matter for good. 201 more words
The Knockout is not a Chaplin short per se. It is also not a knockout by any means.
It’s primarily a vehicle for Roscoe Arbuckle. He plays “Pug,” a genial sort who, for reasons I still haven’t sorted out even after seeing the movie, gets talked into a boxing match against a prizefighter named Cyclone Flynn (Edgar Kennedy). 79 more words