Pay Day (1922 Film)
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Pay Day 1922 Film
Pay Day
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Chaplin
Written byCharles Chaplin
StarringCharles Chaplin
Edna Purviance
Mack Swain
Syd Chaplin
Distributed byAssociated First National
Fox Video (1998) (USA) (VHS)
Image Entertainment (2000) (USA) (DVD)
Koch Vision (2000) (USA) (DVD)
MK2 Diffusion (2001) (World-wide) (all media)
Warner Home Video (2004) (USA)
Reel Media International (2004 & 2007) (USA) (All Media)
Release date
  • April 2, 1922 (1922-04-02)
Running time
28 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Pay Day (1922) is an American short film made by First National Pictures. Charlie Chaplin wrote, directed, and starred in the film. It is Chaplin's final two-reel short film.


Chaplin plays a laborer on a house construction site. When he gets paid, his wife wants all the money, but he manages to keep enough of it to go out drinking. He returns home just in time to pretend he has just woken up to go to work.


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