Charlie Chaplin (DOS)

Charlie Chaplin DOS Choosing the script to film.


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Charlie Chaplin is a unique game in which the player takes control of the world-famous comedian. As Charlie Chaplin the player has to star in films, which are much in the line of famous black-and-white masterpieces. After a scene is filmed, the player is given the opportunity to edit it. Once every scene for the movie is filmed and edited, the player is allowed to film, star in and edit a much more expensive movie (i. e. expensive script, more props and extras).

To resemble a Charlie Chaplin movie the game is deliberately executed in a two-color palette.


Charlie Chaplin DOS Choosing the script to film.
Charlie Chaplin DOS Nothing draws laughs like Chaplin's "Kick the Old Lady in the Cooter" routine.
Charlie Chaplin DOS The big night has come.
Charlie Chaplin DOS Action!

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Alternate Titles

  • "Starring Charlie Chaplin" -- in-game title / cover title

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The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1988 57 out of 100 57
Just Games Retro Dec 28, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Power Play Jul, 1988 1.5 out of 10 15


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Cancelled versions

Advertisements from before the game's release mentioned Commodore 64 and Atari ST versions, and included a screenshot of the ST version (which may have been a mock-up), but neither was ever released. Amiga was not mentioned.
St. Martyne (3655) added Charlie Chaplin (DOS) on Jul 04, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (66852)