THE CHAMPION (Theatrical Release USA 1915)

 Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.9|5.0 Starsììì

The Champion—comical, cream of the crop entertainment—has not lost a single percent of its value despite the passage of over 100 years. Great addition to the family home entertainment library.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


 A young man trains for professional boxing.

 Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Charles Chaplin for directing effort. Thank you to Producer Jess Robbins for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Challenger (Charles Chaplin), Trainer’s Daughter (Edna Purviance), Spike Dugan (Ernest Van Pelt), Second Sparring Partner (Lloyd Bacon), Crooked Gambler (Leo White), Sparring Partner (Carl Stockdale), Sparring Partner (Billy Armstrong), Paddy McGuire (Sparring Partner) Bob Uppercut (Bud Jamison)   , and Ringside Vendor (Ben Turpin). 

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

 Yes. A wonderful, short, entertaining, and non-stressful watch.

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