Shanghaied (1915 film)


Swedish theatrical poster to Shanghaied
Directed by Charlie Chaplin
Produced by Jess Robbins
Written by Charlie Chaplin
Starring Charles Chaplin
Edna Purviance
Wesley Ruggles
Bud Jamison
Billy Armstrong
Paddy McGuire
Leo White
John Rand
Fred Goodwins
Lee Hill
Cinematography Harry Ensign
Distributed by Essanay Studios
Release dates
  • October 4, 1915 (1915-10-04)
Running time
30 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent film
English (Original titles)

Shanghaied is a 1915 American comedy silent film made by Essanay Studios starring Charlie Chaplin.


A ship owner intends to scuttle his ship on its last voyage to get the insurance money. Charlie, a tramp in love with the owner's daughter, is grabbed by the captain and promises to help him shanghai some seamen. The daughter stows away to follow Charlie. Charlie assists in the galley and attempts to serve food during a gale.


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