Charlie Chaplin first appearance as ‘Little Tramp’ (1914)

Today In History: On February 7, 1914, the silent film ‘Kid Auto Races at Venice’ premieres in theaters, featuring the actor Charlie Chaplin in his first screen appearance as the “Little Tramp,” the character that would become his best-known onscreen alter ego.

Charlie Chaplin first appearance as the 'Little Tramp' in "Kid Auto Races at Venice" (Feb. 07, 1914)

Charlie Chaplin first appearance as the 'Little Tramp' in "Kid Auto Races at Venice" (Feb. 07, 1914)

Charlie Chaplin first appearance as the
‘Little Tramp’ in “Kid Auto Races at Venice” (Feb. 07, 1914)