Movie 'The Kid'

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6 reels of Joy.

Considered one of Charlie Chaplin's best films, The Kid also made a star of little Jackie Coogan, who plays a boy cared for by The Tramp after he's abandoned, as a newborn, by his mother. The mother later has a change of heart and aches to be reunited with her son.

United States of America English

  • a.k.a. Charlie Chaplin - The Kid

Germany German (Deutsch)

Der Vagabund und das Kind

Charlie Chaplin ist in der Rolle eines Landstreichers zu sehen, der einem kleinen Kind begegnet und ungeplanter Weise zu seinem Ziehvater wird. Die Mutter des Kleinen ist eine berühmte Schauspielerin und fordert den Jungen schließlich zurück …

France French (Français)

Le Kid
  • a.k.a. Le gosse

Un pauvre vitrier recueille un enfant abandonné par sa mère victime d'un séducteur. L'enfant casse des carreaux pour aider son père adoptif, qui l'arrache à des dames patronnesses, puis le rend à sa mere, devenue riche.

Italy Italian (Italiano)

Il monello

Un povero vetraio adotta un bimbo abbandonato, crescendolo come se fosse suo figlio.

Release Date
Runtime
Keywords
abandoned baby
angel
car theft
class differences
dream sequence
fistfight
foundling
good deed doer
illegitimate child
little tramp
out of wedlock child
raised like own child
rich poor
semi autobiographical
silent film
slapstick
suicide attempt
unwed mother
Genres
Comedy
Drama
Languages
English
No Language
Production Countries
flag of United States of America United States of America
Production Companies
United States of America First National Pictures
Charles Chaplin Productions
Release Dates
United States of America Premiere New York City, New York
United States of America Theatrical
United Kingdom Theatrical U
Germany Theatrical 0
Italy Italian (Italiano): Theatrical T
Australia Physical G DVD
Ratings
TMDb 83% · 928 (more information on website)
IMDb 83% · 100,446 (more information on website)
Rotten Tomatoes® 100% (more information on website)

Cast

CharacterPerson
A TrampCharlie Chaplin
The KidJackie Coogan
The WomanEdna Purviance
The ManCarl Miller
Man in Shelter (uncredited)Albert Austin
Bride (uncredited)Beulah Bains
Slum Nurse (uncredited)Nellie Bly Baker
Professor Guido / Night Shelter Keeper (uncredited)Henry Bergman
Orphan Asylum Driver (uncredited)Edward Biby
His Assistant (uncredited)F. Blinn
Bride's Mother (uncredited)Kitty Bradbury
Welfare Officer (uncredited)Frank Campeau
Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)Bliss Chevalier
Extra in Reception Scene (uncredited)Frances Cochran
Extra in Alley Scene (uncredited)Elsie Codd
Pickpocket / Guest / Devil (uncredited)Jack Coogan Sr.
Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)Estelle Cook
Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)Lillian Crane
Bum (uncredited)Dan Dillon
Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)Philip D'Oench
Bridegroom (uncredited)Robert Dunbar
Extra in Heaven Scene (uncredited)Sadie Gordon
Flirtatious Angel (uncredited)Lita Grey
Physician (uncredited)Jules Hanft
Maid (uncredited)Kathleen Kay
His Kid Brother (uncredited)Raymond Lee
Extra in Reception Scene (uncredited)Clyde McAtee
Chief of Police (uncredited)John McKinnon
Extra in Heaven Scene (uncredited)Lew Parker
Extra in Heaven Scene (uncredited)Esther Ralston
The Man's Friend (uncredited)Granville Redmond
Bully (uncredited)Charles Reisner
Priest (uncredited)Edgar Sherrod
Cop (uncredited)S.D. Wilcox
Policeman (uncredited)Tom Wilson

Crew

DepartmentJobPerson
ArtArt DirectionCharles D. Hall
CameraCamera OperatorJack Wilson
Director of PhotographyRoland Totheroh
CrewDriverToraichi Kono
Unit PublicistElsie Codd
DirectingAssistant DirectorA. Edward Sutherland
Charles Reisner
DirectorCharlie Chaplin
EditingEditorCharlie Chaplin
ProductionProducerCharlie Chaplin
SoundOriginal Music ComposerCharlie Chaplin