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Charles Chaplin / US, 1921 / 53 min.

‘The Tramp’ has loads of slapstick fun with ‘The Kid’, played by child star Jackie Coogan. The pair of them get into incredible scrapes, but always manage to get out again.

poster The Kid (Charlie Chaplin) (Piece of Magic collection)
Charlie is used to roaming freely on his own as a tramp, but when he finds an abandoned baby he starts to get used to the company. Charlie and 'The Kid' turn out to be the perfect team and have lots of adventures. But then the mother tracks the pair down and demands her child… what to do now?

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Persons under 6 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains scenes of violenceScenes from this movie may cause fear


Charles Chaplin

Production year




Original title

The Kid


53 min.


no dialogue



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still The Kid (Charles Chaplin, US, 1921)
still The Kid (Charles Chaplin, US, 1921)

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