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Free Screening & Discussion of Charlie Chaplin’s film THE KID, NORTH TRURO LIBRARY on TUESDAY, August 11th @ 7 PM

Posted on July 14th, 2009

Chaplin & Jackie Coogan: On the set of THE KID

Ten days after the death of his firstborn infant son, 30-year-old Charlie Chaplin began interviewing child actors for this previously unplanned film in which his Little Tramp finds, adopts and raises an abandoned infant who grows to be a miniature version of himself. The child actor is Jackie Coogan.

Charlie & Jackie: “Father and Son” in THE KID

Charlie & Jackie in the film THE KID.

The Truro Public Library
Off Standish Lane, Rte 6
North Truro, Massachusetts 02652
Telephone 508-487-1125

Before and after the film there will be a discussion by Stephen M. Weissman author of Chaplin A Life. Dr. Weissman is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who lives and practices in Washington, D.C.


FOR FILM CLIPS FROM THE KID CLICK ON PHOTO-ESSAY #19 from the essay list on the left hand side of this web-page

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