"The Fireman" (film) is Released

The Fireman is the second film Charlie Chaplin created for Mutual Films in 1916.

Released on June 12, 1916, it starred Chaplin as the fireman and Edna Purviance as the daughter to Lloyd Bacon. Lloyd Bacon played a character trying to arrange with Eric Campbell (the fire chief) to have his house burn down so he could collect on the insurance money. Shows some early day street scenes in the surrounding Los Angeles area.