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The Kid (21-Jan-1921)

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Writer: Charlie Chaplin

Producer: Charlie Chaplin

Keywords: Comedy, Drama, Juvenile

The Tramp adopts an abandoned illegitimate child as his own. Memorable and engrossing six-reel silent comedy/drama, now accompanied by a score Chaplin himself conducted in 1971. Here the six-year old Jackie Coogan almost steals the entire show from Chaplin. Entered 2011 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charlie Chaplin
16-Apr-1889 25-Dec-1977 Silent film comedian
Jackie Coogan
26-Oct-1914 1-Mar-1984 Uncle Fester in The Addams Family
Edna Purviance
21-Oct-1895 11-Jan-1958 Leading lady in Chaplin films


Charlie Chaplin   ...   A Tramp
Carl Miller   ...   The Man
Edna Purviance   ...   The Woman
Jackie Coogan   ...   The Child


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