The Vagabond

Charlie Chaplin
USA 1916
27 min

THE IMMIGRANT fled on a ship to America. Poor and hungry he rejoices over a coin that he finds – without noticing, that it is his own last penny, that fell out through a hole in his pocket. Chaplin’s iconic character of the „tramp“ already embodies this migrating movement by film titles like THE VAGABOND. The underdog tries to survive in a hostile world and to stay humane at the same time. With slapstick and humanism, these films tell of a time, when in consequence of the First World War another big wave of refugees was rolling from Europe to America. 

  • Charles Chaplin - The Saloon Violinist
  • Edna Purviance - The Gypsy Drudge
  • Eric Campbell - The Gypsy Chief
  • Charlotte Mineau - The Girl's Mother
  • Vincent Bryan
  • Maverick Terrell
  • Charles Chaplin
  • William C. Foster
  • Roland Totheroh
  • Frank D. Williams
  • Charles Chaplin
  • George Cleethorpe
Henry P. Caulfield, Charles Chaplin
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