The Kid

(1921)

Overview

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.

  1. Charlie Chaplin

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin

    A Tramp

  2. Jackie Coogan

    Jackie Coogan

    The Kid

  3. Edna Purviance

    Edna Purviance

    The Woman

  4. Carl Miller

    The Man

  5. Albert Austin

    Albert Austin

    Man in Shelter (uncredited)

Full Cast & Crew

The Kid
The Kid

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 21, 1921
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • February 6, 1921
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 8m

Budget $250,000.00

Revenue $2,500,000.00

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