||Charles Chaplin and Edna Purviance.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
Also known as Charlot boxeur in France; Charlie the Champ in the USA : [Champion Charlie], [Battling Charlie]
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 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in the Essanay Studio at Niles (Fremont), California.
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.