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Directed by Charlie Chaplin
Produced by Essanay Film Manufacturing Company
Scenario by Charlie Chaplin
Starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Leo White, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison, Paddy McGuire
Cinematography Harry Ensign
Distributed by General Film Company
Release date April 22, 1915
Running time 26 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
"The Tramp" 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 sports his signature image in "The Tramp" (1915).
Edna Purviance's stack of bills is in danger as Charlie Chaplin takes an intense look in "The Tramp" (1915).
Edna Purviance makes Charlie Chaplin reconsider his loot in "The Tramp" (1915).
Edna Purviance looks at Charlie Chaplin's bag in "The Tramp" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin prepares to confront a band of thieves in "The Tramp" (1915).
Edna Purviance spends time with her father in "The Tramp" (1915).
Edna Purviance reads the news to Charlie Chaplin in "The Tramp" (1915).
Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance
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