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The kid / Janus Films ; MK2 Diffusion ; written, produced, and directed by Charlie Chaplin.

Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer,, composer,, film editor,, actor.). Purviance, Edna, 1896-1958 (actor.). Coogan, Jackie, (actor.). Miller, Carl, 1893-1979 (actor.). Janus Films. (Added Author). MK2 Diffusion (Firm) (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm), (publisher.). Music composed by Charlie Chaplin ; cinematography, Roland "Rollie" Totheroh ; editor, Charlie Chaplin. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD KID (Text) 79361000096305 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC KID (Text) 37500004157430 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681431109
  • ISBN: 1681431106
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded-out booklet.
  • Edition: DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVD release of the 1972 rerelease version of the 1921 motion picture.
Special features: New audio commentary featuring Charles Maland ; "Jackie Coogan: The first child star," a new video essay ; "A study in undercranking" ; excerpted audio interviews ; deleted scenes and titles from the original 1921 version of The Kid ; "Charlie" on the ocean ; footage of Chaplin conducting his score for The Kid ; short film "Nice and friendly" (1922 ; 11 min.) with a new score by Timothy Brock ; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music composed by Charlie Chaplin ; cinematography, Roland "Rollie" Totheroh ; editor, Charlie Chaplin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jack Coogan, Carl Miller.
Summary, etc.:
The Tramp and his ragamuffin sidekick triumph over life's hard knocks.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note:
Silent film, with musical accompaniement.
Awards Note:
National Film Registry selection, 2011.
Subject: Tramps > Drama.
Orphans > Drama.
Abandoned children > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Silent films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films.

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