Free Screening & Discussion of Charlie Chaplin’s film THE KID, NORTH TRURO LIBRARY on TUESDAY, August 11th @ 7 PM
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 in the film THE KID.
THIS FILM WILL BE SCREENED AT:
The Truro Public Library
Off Standish Lane, Rte 6
North Truro, Massachusetts 02652
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.
TO LISTEN TO A ONE HOUR NPR INTERVIEW WITH Dr.WEISSMAN ON THE DIANE REHM SHOW
FOR FILM CLIPS FROM THE KID CLICK ON PHOTO-ESSAY #19 from the essay list on the left hand side of this web-page