About

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.

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Directed by

Charlie Chaplin

Written by

Charlie Chaplin (Writer)

Runtime

68 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

6 reels of Joy.

Cast

Keywords

silent film fistfight semi autobiographical slapstick suicide attempt class differences angel rich poor dream sequence unwed mother out of wedlock child car theft foundling illegitimate child little tramp abandoned baby raised like own child good deed doer

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Lists

#98 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#300 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?