Roxie Kids: CHARLIE CHAPLIN’s Silent Short Films
September 21 only
FREE admission for KIDS under 12 years old!!
There will be Charlie Chaplin Look-Alike contest with prizes before the show!
Roxie Kids presents a laugh-filled afternoon of slapstick fun. The program features LIVE MUSIC and a quartet of classic silent-film shorts by Charlie Chaplin, who made his debut on screen 100 years ago. In celebration of Chaplin’s centennial, the program includes “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” his first appearance as the Little Tramp in 1914.The films: • “The Adventurer” (1917, 25 min.): Charlie plays an escaped convict on the run from prison guards. • “Easy Street” ( 1917, 24 min.): When the police fail to maintain law and order, the Little Tramp steps forward to rid Easy Street of bullies. • “The Immigrant” (1917, 24 min.): Immigrant Charlie is accused of theft on the ocean voyage to the U.S. • “Kid Auto Races at Venice” (1914, 6 min.): In his first appearance as the Little Tramp, Charlie is an over-involved spectator at a baby-cart race in Venice, Calif. Live scores provided by local musicians V.Vale, Ethan Li, Kevin Baricar, Benji Marx. & Matt Norman. Check out more ROXIE KIDS films!
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