The piano movers

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  • NR
  • 1914
  • 7 min
  • 5.9  (1,123)

The movie The Piano Movers, directed by Mack Sennett in 1914, is a silent comedy film that stars Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, and Fritz Schade. The film is a humorous and light-hearted portrayal of two clumsy and inept piano movers who get into trouble while trying to move a piano through the city. The movie begins with Charlie and his assistant, played by Mack Swain, arriving at the home of a wealthy woman to move her piano. The two movers, who are dressed in shabby clothes and have a disheveled appearance, immediately come across as unprofessional and awkward as they struggle to move the large instrument.

After a series of mishaps, Charlie and his assistant finally manage to get the piano out of the house and onto the street. However, their troubles are far from over, as they must now navigate through the crowded and chaotic city streets.

As they make their way through the city, the two movers encounter a variety of obstacles and challenges, including traffic jams, rickety bridges, and angry pedestrians. Despite their best efforts, they are constantly getting into scrapes and causing chaos wherever they go.

Throughout the movie, Charlie's trademark slapstick humor is on full display as he trips, falls, and stumbles his way through the chaotic scenes. Mack Swain is also excellent as Charlie's hapless assistant, providing a perfect foil for his boss's antics.

As the movie reaches its climax, the piano movers are pursued by an angry mob of people who are fed up with their bungling. The chaotic chase scene is one of the highlights of the movie, as Charlie and his assistant race through the streets pursued by an increasingly angry crowd.

In the end, the piano movers finally manage to deliver the piano to its destination, but not before causing a great deal of damage and mayhem along the way. The wealthy woman who hired them is left with a completely destroyed piano, but Charlie and his assistant are blissfully unaware of the chaos they have caused.

The Piano Movers is a classic example of Charlie Chaplin's witty and inventive brand of comedy. The movie showcases his trademark physical humor and expert timing, as well as his ability to create memorable and humorous characters. Mack Swain is also excellent as the hapless assistant, providing the perfect counterpoint to Charlie's antics.

Overall, The Piano Movers is a must-see for anyone interested in early silent comedy or the work of Charlie Chaplin. It is a hilarious and entertaining movie that showcases the talents of some of Hollywood's earliest comedic stars.

The piano movers is a 1914 comedy with a runtime of 7 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

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    7 min
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    5.9  (1,123)