Director(s)Henry Lehrman
Producer(s)Mack Sennett
Top GenresComedy, Short Films, Silent Films
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Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914) was a Silent Films - Comedy Film directed by Henry Lehrman and produced by Mack Sennett.

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September Slapstick: The Tramp Appears | Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914)

By chrisgiddens on Sep 26, 2012 From The Giddy Blog

The first film appearance of Charlie Chaplin’s famous character, The Tramp. Note that this was not the first time Chaplin donned the costume – that occurred for the filming of Mabel’s Strange Predicament. However, Kid Auto Races at Venice (directed by Henry Lehrman) was released on... Read full article


Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914, Henry Lehrman)

on Jan 1, 2012 From The Stop Button

Okay, Kid Auto Races at Venice makes a little more sense now… it was ad-libbed. Charlie Chaplin really was just doing annoying gags in front of people who are watching a baby-cart race. Most the film consists of Chaplin acting like a jerk. He’s funny and appealing enough, but the short&#... Read full article


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Originally released with a purchased educational short Olives and Their Oil.
This was the first film in which Charles Chaplin played his most famous character, The Tramp. With only a small number of exceptions, Chaplin would play only The Tramp (or slight variations on the character) on film until The Great Dictator.
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