The Kid

The Kid

Streaming Video - 1921
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Legendary actor Charlie Chaplin stars as The Little Tramp who stumbles upon an abandoned baby in the alley and takes him into his care, in this landmark silent film. As "the kid" (Jackie Coogan) grows older, they become partners in crime, until one day when the child falls ill and hospital workers endeavor to take the boy away. One of the most famous silent films of all time -- and the first that Chaplin wrote and directed himself -- it is also regarded as the first-ever comedy-drama.
Audience: Rated UNK.
Publisher: [United States] : Film Chest Media Group : Made available through hoopla, 1921.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 68 min.)) : sound, color

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Franln Feb 12, 2018

I never knew I could enjoy a silent black & white movie so much. I understand why Chaplin remains so beloved.

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ELLECAREY
Mar 05, 2017

What can I say? Chaplin is a genius, and this has to be one of his greatest films, but I think lovers of Chaplin already know that.

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gingin1972
Oct 08, 2016

Very good movie for a silent movie! I enjoyed it very much!

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