Free Kid’s Club

THE CIRCUS

Director Charlie Chaplin
Year 1928
Starring Charlie Chaplin
Run Time 71min
More Info IMDb

This event is absolutely free! Seating is first come, first served.

THE CIRCUS is the funniest of all Charlie Chaplin's films and a masterpiece of silent comedy that all ages can guffaw at. Chaplin's Tramp runs afoul of the law and hides out within the confines of a travelling three-ring operation. Barging in during the middle of a performance, the Tramp inadvertently displays astounding comic skills on the stage and becomes the circus’s new hottest act. This deceptively simple set-up gives Chaplin one of his greatest possibility-laden canvases, one onto which he projects a fantastic run of iconic, beautifully executed comic set-pieces: the funhouse hall-of-mirrors chase, the monkey-laden tightrope walk, and his perilous, hilarious stint stuck in the lion cage. This is immortal fun.

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