The Charlie Chaplin Mustache Mystery

A audio-drama inspird by America’s historic newspapers, featuring the Past Tense Players.

Chicago, Illinois

January 21, 1916

“The Charlie Chaplin Mustache Mystery” tells the tale of a daring rush hour robbery, the cold-blooded murder of a police officer, and the hunt for the killer and his blonde accomplice.

The Past Tense Players are Emily Simer Braun, Suzanne Beckner, Chris Laycock, Tim Spoonster, Rachel Michelle Jones, Sean R. Jones, Benjamin Miller, Barry Price, Steve Colwell and Terrance Huff.

Musical direction by Chuck Wiggins.

Recorded at Cortelyou Studios and the studios at TVHamilton.

Sound effects courtesy freesfx.co.uk and freesound.org.

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