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  Charles Chaplin and Edna Purviance.
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The Champion
Also known as Charlot boxeur in France; Charlie the Champ in the USA : [Champion Charlie], [Battling Charlie]
(1915) American
B&W : Two reels / 1938 feet
Directed by Charles Chaplin

Cast: Charles Chaplin, Bud Jamison, Lloyd Bacon, Edna Purviance, Leo White, Carl Stockdale, Billy Armstrong, Paddy McGuire, Ben Turpin, Gilbert M. Anderson [fight spectator]

Essanay Film Manufacturing Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Charles Chaplin. Cinematography by Harry Ensign. / Released 11 March 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot in the Essanay Studio at Niles (Fremont), California.

Comedy.

Survival status: Prints exist [35mm positive, 8mm reduction positives].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Dogs - Athletes: Boxers - Boxing gloves - Horseshoes - Sports: Boxing

Listing updated: 17 May 2012.

References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 119; Jacobs-Chaplin pp. 18f, 36, 78, 94, 135; Kerr-Silent p. 79; Spehr-American p. 597; Tarbox-Lost p. 245.

Home video: DVD.

 
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