The Kid (1921 movie)

1921 silent film

The Kid is a 1921 American silent comedy-drama movie written, produced, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan.[4]

The Kid
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharlie Chaplin
Produced byCharlie Chaplin
Written byCharlie Chaplin
Starring
Music byCharlie Chaplin (1972 re-release)
CinematographyR. H. Totheroh
Edited byCharlie Chaplin
Production
company
Distributed byFirst National
Release date
  • January 21, 1921 (1921-01-21) (Premiere)
  • February 6, 1921 (1921-02-06)
Running time
  • 68 minutes[1](original cut)
  • 53 minutes[2] (1972 re-release)
CountryUnited States
Language
Budget$250,000
Box office$5,450,000[3]

In 2011, The Kid was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "THE KID (U) (CUT)". British Board of Film Classification. January 5, 1922. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
  2. "THE KID (U)". British Board of Film Classification. October 15, 1957. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
  3. Box office at IMDB accessed January 27, 2017
  4. "Today in Media History: Thumbs Up? In 1921 newspapers reviewed Charlie Chaplin's movie, 'The Kid'". Poynter. Archived from the original on December 24, 2015. Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  5. "Complete National Film Registry Listing | Film Registry | National Film Preservation Board | Programs at the Library of Congress | Library of Congress". Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  6. "2011 National Film Registry More Than a Box of Chocolates". Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved July 2, 2020.