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Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance
Directed by Charlie Chaplin
Produced by Essanay Film Manufacturing Company
Scenario by Charlie Chaplin
Starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Bud Jamison, Leo White
Cinematography Harry Ensign
Distributed by General Film Company
Release date March 11, 1915
Running time 31 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
"The Champion" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Essanay short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
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Charlie Chaplin prepares a sandwich in "The Champion" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin is in the right place at the right time in "The Champion" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin meets the trainer's daughter Edna Purviance in "The Champion" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance like each other in "The Champion" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin must feel lucky as Edna Purviance seems instantly smitten in "The Champion" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance really like each other in "The Champion" (1915).
Edna Purviance looks on as Charlie Chaplin talks to another man in "The Champion" (1915).
Edna Purviance is disappointed as Charlie Chaplin talks to another man in "The Champion" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin listens to Leo White, a crooked gambler in "The Champion" (1915).
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