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The Adventurer

The Adventurer U rating

In his final film for Mutual, Chaplin plays a convict who escapes from prison only to become an unlikely member of high society.

Comedy 1917 26 mins Silent

Director: Charles Chaplin

Overview

In his final film for Mutual, Chaplin plays a convict who escapes from prison and then joins high society after rescuing a wealthy lady from drowning.

In a strange quirk, each of Chaplin’s final films for Essanay, Mutual and First National all feature Chaplin’s character escaping or leaving prison.