Directed by Charles Chaplin. With Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller. The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.
- Charles Chaplin
The Kid is a 1921 American silent comedy-drama film written, produced, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin, and features Jackie Coogan as his foundling baby, adopted son and sidekick. This was Chaplin's first full-length film as a director (he had been a co-star in 1914's Tillie's Punctured Romance ).
Sep 02, 2016 · The Kid was Charles Chaplin's first self-produced and directed feature film; 1914's 6-reel Tillie's Punctured Romance was a Mack Sennett production in which Chaplin merely co-starred. The story
- drama, comedy
Sinopse: Uma mãe solteira deixa um hospital de caridade com seu filho recém-nascido. A mãe percebe que ela não pode dar para seu filho todo o cuidado que ele...
- 53 min
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'A picture with a smile and perhaps a tear' says the opening title of Chaplin's first feature. There's no perhaps about it, what with Charlie struggling to nurture a cast-off illegitimate child in ...
Charlie Chaplin was already an international star when he decided to break out of the short-film format and make his first full-length feature. The Kid doesn’t merely show Chaplin at a turning point, when he proved that he was a serious film director—it remains an expressive masterwork of silent cinema. In it, he stars as his lovable Tramp character, this time raising an orphan (a ...
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Charles Chaplin, Writer: The Great Dictator. Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the toothbrush mustache, bowler hat, bamboo cane, and ...
- Soundtrack, Writer, Actor
- December 25, 1977
- April 16, 1889
Jun 12, 2012 · The Kid by Charlie Chaplin: Summary and Analysis. The Kid, filmed in 1921, is certainly the most beautiful of Charlie Chaplin’s films and a highly meaningful, perhaps philosophical film about fatherhood and childhood. This movie offers an opportunity for philosophers to examine the father/child relationship.
- Modern Times (1936) - 8.5. Modern Times is Chaplin's last appearance as the Tramp and a comment on industrialization, which Chaplin believed to be the cause of the conditions of the Great Depression.
- City Lights (1931) - 8.5. Although Chaplin had considered making a sound film as early as 1918, he ultimately refused to jump to talkies as the industry transitioned in the late 1920s.
- The Great Dictator (1940) - 8.4. The Great Dictator wasn't the first anti-Nazi Hollywood production, but it is one of the most well-remembered. It starred Chaplin as both the fascist dictator of fictional Tomania and a Jewish barber who's mistaken for the dictator and vaulted into power.
- The Kid (1921) - 8.3. The Kid was Chaplin's full-length directorial debut. It stars Chaplin as the Tramp and a young Jackie Coogan (who would later portray Uncle Fester on The Addams Family) as the Child.