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The Pilgrim (1923)

The Pilgrim (1923) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance  In  The Pilgrim, Charlie Chaplin plays his traditional  Charlie the Tramp role, as an escaped convict trying to head as far away from the prison as possible.   He quickly ditches his prison uniform, and ‘borrows’ a minister’s clothing and hat instead....
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The Circus (1928) starring Charlie Chaplin, Merna Kennedy

The Circus - The Chaplin Collection - Charlie Chaplin on the high wire, surrounded by monkeys
The Circus, produced & directed by Charlie Chaplin. Starring Charlie Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Garcia, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman Synopsis of Charlie Chaplin’s The Circus: The Circus is one of the Little Tramp’s most poignant roles, as well as one of Charlie Chaplin’s funniest silent movies — for...
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Shoulder Arms

Charlie Chaplin in the trenches in his World War I film, Shoulder Arms
Shoulder Arms (1918) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Sydney Chaplin  Shoulder Arms is a silent film made by Charlie Chaplin, released at the end of World War I.   It details the adventures of Chaplin’s world-famous Little Tramp character, Charlie, as he is drafted.
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Sunnyside (1919) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance

Sunnyside is an  unusual  Charlie Chaplin short film in several respects.   First, although the main character is clearly Charlie the Little Tramp, he’s not really a tramp in this movie.  €”He’s gainfully employed by Henry Bergman as a worker at a farm/hotel, working from 4:00 a.m. until...
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