Iron SkyMarch 10, 2012
In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
The CircusJanuary 6, 1928
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 appeals to the handsome performer to marry the girl. After the wedding the father prevails upon them to rejoin the circus. Charlie is hired again, but he stays behind when the caravan moves on.
The PilgrimFebruary 26, 1923
The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.
A Busy DayMay 7, 1914
A jealous wife (Chaplin) is chasing her unfaithful husband during a parade, after he starts to flirt with a pretty woman.
The Great Darkened DaysJanuary 25, 2019
While a world war rages, Philippe, a draft-dodger from Quebec, takes refuge in the American West, surviving by competing in Charlie Chaplin impersonation contests. As Philippe makes his long journey home, he encounters various characters under the sway of a destructive madness borne of the chaotic times. His voyage, both violent and fascinating, is a hallucinatory initiation to the darker side of the American dream.
A WomanJuly 12, 1915
Mother, father and daughter go to the park. The women doze off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl, blindfolded. Charlie leads him into a lake. Both dozing ladies on the bench fall for Charlie and invite him for dinner. The father returns home with a friend. Charlie rushes upstairs and dresses like a woman, shaving his mustache. Both men fall for Charlie.
Birth of the TrampAugust 19, 2014
A look back at Charlie Chaplin's early life and career, from his rough childhood and music hall success in England to his early Hollywood days and the development of his enormously popular character, the Little Tramp, also called Charlot.
The Tramp and the DictatorOctober 1, 2002
A look at the parallel lives of Charlie Chaplin and Adolf Hitler and how they crossed with the creation of the film “The Great Dictator,” released in 1940.
The Circus: PremiereJanuary 13, 1928
Footage from the premiere of Charlie Chaplin's 1928 film 'The Circus'.
The Chaplin RevueSeptember 1, 1959
Three Chaplin silent comedies "A Dog's Life", "Shoulder Arms", and "The Pilgrim" are strung together to form a single feature length film. Chaplin provides new music, narration, and a small amount of new connecting material. "Shoulder Arms" is now described as taking place in a time before "the atom bomb".
Chaplin Today: City LightsMay 14, 2003
In 1928, as the talkies threw the film industry and film language into turmoil, Chaplin decided that his Tramp character would not be heard. City Lights would not be a talking picture, but it would have a soundtrack. Chaplin personally composed a musical score and sound effects for the picture. With Peter Lord, the famous co-creator of Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit, we see how Chaplin became the king of slapstick comedy and the superstar of the movies.
Chaplin Today: The Great DictatorDecember 30, 2003
A short documentary about the making of The Great Dictator.
Chaplin Today: The KidMarch 2, 2003
This documentary is featured on the 2-Disc Chaplin Collection DVD for The Kid (1921), released in 2004.
Chaplin Today: LimelightJuly 1, 2003
A short documentary about the making of Chaplin's 'Limelight'.
Chaplin Today: Monsieur VerdouxSeptember 22, 2003
A short documentary in the Chaplin Today series about Chaplin's 'Monsieur Verdoux'. Includes an interview with Claude Chabrol, whose 1963 film 'Landru' concerns the same serial killer that inspired Chaplin's film.
The Triumph of TimeNovember 8, 1996
A timeless poetic wandering in the international museum of vanity with Don Quixote as the guide.
Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's LifeMay 10, 1998
A biographical documentary about the great British actor and director Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), from rags to riches, from the slums of London to glory.
Charlie Chaplin: The Little TrampMarch 22, 1980
Joel Grey dresses up as Charlie Chaplin to tell the story of his movie career, and show many of his clips.