"Laughing Gas" (film) is Released
Laughing Gas is a 1914 film starring Charlie Chaplin.
It is also known as "Busy Little Dentist", "Down and Out", "Laffing Gas", "The Dentist", and "Tuning His Ivories".
Although only a dental assistant, Charlie pretends to be the dentist. After receiving too much anesthesia, a patient can't stop laughing, so Charlie knocks him out with a club. Charlie is then sent to the drug store by the dentist, gets in a fight with a man who receives a brick in the face, thus becoming another dental patient. He also pulls the skirt off of the dentist's wife while she is outside walking. At one point Charlie pulls the wrong tooth from an unfortunate patient, using over sized pliers.