The Pilgrim
The Pilgrim (1923)

In the final film of his First National contract (an early working title was The Tail End), Charlie Chaplin spoofs small-town life and morality. Chaplin is an escaped convict who steals the clothes of a swimming minister. At the railroad… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 26, 1923
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Dennis Schwartz
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This excellent comedy was a transitional film that led the way to Chaplin's greatest films.

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Byron Brubaker
Has some good moments, but doesn't go far enough with poking fun at small-town morals. The little western ballad about going to Texas was written by… More
Chris Browning
This is another Chaplin film dealing with a touchy subject, religion, and still being hilarious without being offensive to anyone as well. This was his last… More
Ivan Descartin
Charlie Chaplin made this short about mistaken identity in the fashion of "We're No Angels" in 1923, but the plot and comic sequences are very… More