Sunday, November 16, 2014

Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid" (1921) Silent Hall of FameI

I have a viewer that has been getting into silent films and I came across this classic "The Kid" from 1921. It stars, was written, produced, directed and the music composed by Charlie Chaplin. I found it on here it was uploaded by the Silent Hall of Fame. Tom this ones for you.

"The Kid" is a moving social drama with a touch of comedy, created by and starring Charlie Chaplin and featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
"The Kid" was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" in 2011.
The film is ranked number 23 in the list of The Top 100 Silent Era Films of the influential website Silent Era.

"The Kid" has an outstanding rating 8.4 in IMDB.

Directed by               Charlie Chaplin
Produced by             Charles Chaplin Productions
Scenario by               Charlie Chaplin         
Starring                     Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Tom Wilson
Cinematography       Roland Totheroh
Distributed by           First National Pictures
Release date               February 6, 1921
Running time             52 min.
Country                      United States
Language                    Silent film, English intertitles

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