The Kid

The Kid (1921)

6 reels of Joy.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1921-01-21
  • User Rating: 8.2/10 from 1687 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 8min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Charles Chaplin Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Charlie Chaplin
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A tramp cares for a boy after he's abandoned as a newborn by his mother. Later the mother has a change of heart and aches to be reunited with her son.

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  • Charlie Chaplin

    as A Tramp
  • Jackie Coogan

    as The Kid
  • Edna Purviance

    as The Woman
  • Carl Miller

    as The Man
  • Albert Austin

    as Man in Shelter (uncredited)
  • Charles Reisner

    as Bully (uncredited)
  • Lita Grey

    as Flirtatious Angel (uncredited)
  • Beulah Bains

    as Bride (uncredited)
  • Nellie Bly Baker

    as Slum Nurse (uncredited)
  • Henry Bergman

    as Professor Guido / Night Shelter Keeper (uncredited)
  • Edward Biby

    as Orphan Asylum Driver (uncredited)
  • F. Blinn

    as Assistant (uncredited)
  • Kitty Bradbury

    as Bride's Mother (uncredited)
  • Frank Campeau

    as Welfare Officer (uncredited)
  • Bliss Chevalier

    as Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)
  • Frances Cochran

    as Extra in Reception Scene (uncredited)
  • Elsie Codd

    as Extra in Alley Scene (uncredited)
  • Jack Coogan Sr.

    as Pickpocket / Guest / Devil (uncredited)
  • Estelle Cook

    as Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)
  • Lillian Crane

    as Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)
  • Dan Dillon

    as Bum (uncredited)
  • Philip D'Oench

    as Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)
  • Robert Dunbar

    as Bridegroom (uncredited)
  • Sadie Gordon

    as Extra in Heaven Scene (uncredited)
  • Jules Hanft

    as Physician (uncredited)
  • Kathleen Kay

    as Maid (uncredited)
  • Raymond Lee

    as His Kid Brother (uncredited)
  • Clyde McAtee

    as Extra in Reception Scene (uncredited)
  • John McKinnon

    as Chief of Police (uncredited)
  • Lew Parker

    as Extra in Heaven Scene (uncredited)
  • Esther Ralston

    as Extra in Heaven Scene (uncredited)
  • Granville Redmond

    as The Man's Friend (uncredited)
  • Edgar Sherrod

    as Priest (uncredited)
  • S.D. Wilcox

    as Cop (uncredited)
  • Tom Wilson

    as Policeman (uncredited)
Art Charles D. Hall Art Direction
Directing Charlie Chaplin Director
Editing Charlie Chaplin Editor
Production Charlie Chaplin Producer
Sound Charlie Chaplin Original Music Composer
Writing Charlie Chaplin Writer
Camera Roland Totheroh Director of Photography
Crew Elsie Codd Unit Publicist
Directing A. Edward Sutherland Assistant Director
Directing Charles Reisner Assistant Director
Camera Jack Wilson Camera Operator
Crew Toraichi Kono Driver