THE CURE (Theatrical Release USA 1917)

 Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

The Cure—exceptionally comical silent short film—features the genius comedic skills of Charlie Chaplin. The movie is very well done and wonderful entertainment. It earns its dime and time investment.

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A health spa gets upheaval when a new patient checks in.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Charles Chaplin for directing effort. Thank you to Producers Henry Caulfield and Charlie Chaplin for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Inebriate (Charles Chaplin), Girl (Edna Purviance), Gouty Man (Eric Campbell), Masseur (Henry Bergman), Attendant (John Rand), Attendant (Albert Austin), and Head of Sanitarium (Frank Coleman). 

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

 Yes. The movie absolutely earns its watch.

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