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  Charles Chaplin (left) and Jackie Coogan.
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The Kid
Also known as Le gosse in France
(1921) American
B&W : Six reels / 5300 feet
Directed by Charles Chaplin

Cast: Charlie Chaplin (Charles Chaplin) [a tramp], Jack Coogan (Jackie Coogan) [the child], Edna Purviance [the woman], Carl Miller [the man]; Tom Wilson [the policeman], Henry Bergman [the flophouse proprietor], Lolita MacMurray (Lita Grey) [the flirting angel], Chuck Reisner (Charles Reisner) [the bully in the dream sequence], Jack Coogan (Sr.) [the flophouse pickpocket], Granville Redmond [the man’s artist friend], Nellie Bly Baker [a woman of the slums], Phyllis Allen, Albert Austin, Monta Bell, Raymond Lee, Esther Ralston [extra]

Charles Chaplin Productions production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Charles Chaplin. Scenario by Charles Chaplin. Associate director, Charles Reisner. Cinematography by Roland H. Totheroh. / © 17 January 1921 by Charles Chaplin [LP16019]. Released 6 February 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Chaplin’s fifth First National contract film. Watters-Return p. ? lists Ralston as an extra.

Comedy-Drama.

Survival status: Print exists [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Broken windows - Chases - Children: Orphans - Crime: Scams - Criminals: Scam artists - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Social agencies

Listing updated: 17 May 2012.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 79, 214, 215-216, 217, 219, 233, 291, 295; Bohn-Light pp. xxi, 108; Dardis-Keaton pp. 96, 128; Drew-Speaking pp. 190-191, 283; Edelman-Baseball p. 45; Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 240; Everson-American pp. 14, 156, 266, 268; Fell-History p. 97; Jacobs-Chaplin pp. 61-68, 72, 81, 82a, 82b, 84, 86, 114, 136; Kerr-Silent pp. 80, 81, 88, 161, 163, 170-177, 178, 179, 184-185, 186, 250, 288, 359; Lahue-World pp. 148, 149; Lee-Not p. 66; Leish-Cinema p. 61; Leyda-Before p. 71; Limbacher-Feature p. 130; Maltin-Guide p. 667; Paris-Brooks p. 148; Schelly-Langdon pp. 56, 58, 108-109, 112; Schuchman-Hollywood p. 25; Sherwood-Best p. xvii; Shipman-Cinema p. 72; Sinyard-Silent pp. 44, 99, 101, 103, 104, 105; Sklar-Movie pp. 110, 114, 204; Vermilye-Twenties p. 161, Watters-Return p. ? : ClasIm-220 pp. C6, C8; ClasIm-225 p. 58 : Website-AFI.

Home video: Blu-ray Disc, DVD.

 
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