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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Charlie Chaplin in: The Kid

Edna (unwed Mother) leaves the charity hospital with her newborn child, and passes a church wedding, Edna deposits her new baby with note in a limousine. Car thieves steal the limo and dump the baby in the garbage where he is discovered by a Charlie Chaplin.
Charlie Chaplin takes the infant along to raise him. Five years later Edna has become an opera star and does charity work in the hope of relocating her son.
A doctor called by Edna discovers the note with the truth about the Kid and reports it to the authorities who come to take him away from Charlie. Before he arrives at the Orphan Asylum Charlie Chaplin steals him back.

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Writer: Charlie Chaplin

Stars: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance and Jackie Coogan

with best regards from Charlie Chaplin Silent Movies