About

Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman and falls in love with the circus owner's daughter. Unaware of Charlie's affection, the girl falls in love with a handsome young performer. Charlie's versatility makes him star of the show when he substitutes for an ailing tightwire walker. He is discharged from the company when he protects the girl from her father's abuse, but he returns and a...

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Directed by

Charlie Chaplin

Written by

Charlie Chaplin (Writer)

Runtime

72 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

silent film circus black and white employer employee relationship charlie chaplin

Photos

Lists

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

Awards

Honorary Award Charlie Chaplin