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Director  Charles Chaplin
Duration  
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Short, Comedy, Sport
Country  United States
The Champion (1915 film) movie poster

Language  Silent film English (original intertitles)
Release date  March 11, 1915 (1915-03-11)

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The Champion is a comedy film released in 1915 by Essanay Studios, starring Charles Chaplin alongside Edna Purviance and Leo White. Essanay co-owner and star, Broncho Billy Anderson can be seen as an enthusiastic audience member in the boxing match scene.

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The Champion (1915 film) movie scenes

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Plot

The Champion (1915 film) movie scenes

Walking along with his bulldog, Charlie finds a "good luck" horseshoe just as he passes a training camp advertising for a boxing partner "who can take a beating." After watching others lose, Charlie puts the horseshoe in his glove and wins. The trainer prepares Charlie to fight the world champion. A gambler wants Charlie to throw the fight. He and the trainer's daughter fall in love.

Cast

  • Charles Chaplin - Challenger
  • Edna Purviance - Trainer's daughter
  • Ernest Van Pelt - Spike Dugan
  • Lloyd Bacon - Second sparring partner
  • Leo White - Crooked gambler
  • Carl Stockdale - Sparring partner
  • Billy Armstrong - Sparring partner
  • Paddy McGuire - Sparring partner
  • Bud Jamison - Bob Uppercut, Champion
  • Ben Turpin - Ringside vendor
  • References

    The Champion (1915 film) Wikipedia
    The Champion (1915 film) IMDb The Champion (1915 film) themoviedb.org