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The Cure

The Cure U rating

In one of his essential shorts for Mutual, Chaplin plays a drunkard who checks into a health spa – with a case full of booze.

Comedy 1917 25 mins Silent

Director: Charles Chaplin

Overview

In one of his essential shorts for Mutual, Chaplin plays a drunkard who checks into a health spa for rest and recuperation. Unfortunately, unbeknownst to the hotel staff the alcoholic had secreted in a stash of booze which proliferates throughout the resort.