The Kid was written and directed by Charlie Chaplin, it was released in 1921, almost a century ago!
The film is funny and sad.
Summary : A woman, poor and unmarried, abandons her baby in a car. This car is stolen and the baby is left on the street. A tramp (Charlie Chaplin) finds it. Five years later, the kid (Jackie Coogan) and his « father » look happy despite poverty. But the authorities try to take the little boy away from the man.
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