The Kid is a 1921 American silent film written, produced, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, and features Jackie Coogan as his adopted son and sidekick.The film is about an unwed woman who leaves a charity hospital carrying her newborn son. An artist (Carl Miller),
the apparent father, is shown with the woman’s photograph. When it
falls into the fireplace, he first picks it up, then throws it back. Attendance is free of charge.