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The Gentleman Tramp


Gentleman Tramp utilizes clearer-than-usual vintage filmclips to trace the life and career of comedy giant [[Performer~P12334~Charlie Chaplin~charleschaplin]]. This made-for-TV documentary was produced in the wake of Chaplin's "special Oscar" win of 1972 and the subsequent renewal of interest in his work. [[Performer~P46456~Walter Matthau~waltermatthau]] provides the low-key narration, thankfully allowing Chaplin's silent comedies of 1914-1928 to speak for themselves. There really isn't anything new...more