Wednesday, July 20

Showtime: 7:30 PM

Chautauqua Auditorium

$12.00 ($6.00 Concert Member & children under 12)

Considered one of the greatest films of the silent era, “The Kid,” written by, directed by, produced by and starring Charlie Chaplin, follows the beloved Tramp as he adopts an abandoned toddler (Jackie Coogan) whom he discovers in an alley, and raises him to become his sidekick in a variety of schemes and cons. “The Kid is a moving and hilarious portrait of paternal love, or as the film’s first intertitle says, “A picture with a smile, and perhaps a tear.”

Running time: 68 minutes.
Also featured: “A Dog’s Life” (1918), starring Charlie Chaplin and a young pup. Running time: 33 minutes.
Total running time: 86 minutes.