Today we celebrate the day that Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid was released. So find a good seat and take in the genius that is Charlie Chaplin.
Chaplin’s The Kid was released in 1921 and has stood the test of time. In this film he reprised his role as the Tramp.
In The Gold Rush Mr. Chaplin played a prospector that encountered the rough life of the west and enjoyed a nice dish of filet of sole.
City Lights tells a touching story of a blind girl and a tramp. This is one of his most recognizable films, but you honestly could say that about most of them.
In Modern Times Mr. Chaplin gives us some very interesting commentary on industrialization and its affect on the average people.
The Great Dictator is considered by many to be one of the greatest films of all time and therefore making it one of Chaplin’s best. This film had Chaplin taking all the jabs at the fuhrer and his cohorts.
Monsieur Verdoux features a man that finds love with rich women and then proceeds to separate them from their money.
Limelight finally saw the two great filmmakers of their generation, Chaplin and Keaton, together in a film. The two of them together should have caused a rip in space and time because that much talent can’t exist in the same space.
One of Chaplin’s last movies A King in New York was the first film that he made in the UK after his exile from the U.S.. An amazing film that takes on McCarthyism and its growing distrust of an ideology.