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The Chaplin Collection
Chaplin Collection -Warner Home Video and MK2 - OUT OF PRINT
These collections are out of production: This is the USA guide to The Chaplin Collection created by ednapurviance.org. The Chaplin Collection was the best DVD collection available of Chaplin films at time of release. All restored, each film is loaded with extras like new documentaries called 'Chaplin Today' created in France, 'The Tramp and the Dictator' packages with 'The Great Dictator' and the bonus documentary Richard Schickle's Charlie: the Life and Art of Charles Chaplin in Volume 2 The Chaplin Collection DVD boxset. You will find packaged in this collection the rarely seen 'The Bond', 'Visitors' (visitors to Chaplin's studio) and 'How to Make Movies'. Use the extras link listed with each film for more information about the package extras.

Some of the films are packaged in 3-disc limited collector editions.

UPDATED MAR. 2012 - THIS COLLECTION HAS BEEN OUT OF PRINT. WATCH OUT FOR ANY LISTING DOUBLE SIDED DISC. ALL THE OFFICIALLY RELEASED DISC WERE SINGLE SIDED.

See new links below for Chaplin's 2010 film releases in Blu-Ray for USA (Criterion) and UK (Park Circus) and the restored Chaplin's Keystone Films (BFI UK and Flicker Alley USA).



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Follow these links below to the different sections and pages:
WARNER HOME VIDEO - 2003-04 IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT DOCUMENTARIES AND MORE
THE CHAPLIN COLLECTION ESSANAY AND MUTUALS - DVDS UNKNOWN CHAPLIN
CHAPLIN COLLECTION EXTRAS ESSANAY AND MUTUALS - VHS CHAPLIN DOCUMENTARIES
CHAPLIN - DVD & VHS INDEX FIRST NATIONAL/UNITED ARTISTS KEYSTONE - DVD AND VHS
CHAPLIN'S BLU-RAY AND KEYSTONE COLLECTIONS
CRITERION COLLECTION UK - PARK CIRCUS
FLICKER ALLEY AND BFI

Warner Brothers and MK2 - Released July 2003 and March 2004 USA
Restored Films - The Chaplin Collections Volume 1 and 2 - single sided disc
DVD VHS
The Chaplin Collection Volume One
The Chaplin Collection - Volume One

The Best Collection to date of Chaplin's film work during the United Artists years. Many extras, including the new Chaplin Today Documentaries about each film.

The four classics in this collection:
'Modern Times' (Chaplin's last silent film), 'The Great Dictator' (Chaplin's first talking film), 'The Gold Rush' and 'Limelight' (Chaplin last U.S. film).

Click here for individual films for Extras

The Chaplin Collection Volume Two

The Chaplin Collection - Volume Two

Volume Two of the Best Collection to date of Chaplin's film work during the United Artists and First National years. Many extras, including the new Chaplin Today Documentaries about each film.

Films in this set included
'City Lights', 'The Circus', 'The Kid', 'A Woman of Paris' (Edna Purviance starring), 'Monsieur Verdoux' and the 1959, 'The Chaplin Revue'. Revue has Charlie Chaplin introducing 'A Dog's Life', 'Shoulder Arms' and 'The Pilgrim'.

Click here for individual films for Extras

Warner Home Video 2003 - 2004
Limited Collector's Editions - Three Disc Set - single sided disc
DVD VHS
Modern Times Limited Collector's Edition 2003

Modern Times - The Chaplin Collection
Limited Collector's Set Edition - 3 Disc - 2003

Modern Times 3 Disc Special Edition

This collection is like the 2-Disc Special Edition except it includes the limited edition and numbered Senitype film frame from Modern Times, an exclusive soundtrack of musical selections from Chaplin's career, and a lobby card.

Also there is an art poster, a booklet by Jeffery Vance, rare behind-the-scenes footage and 'making of' documentaries.


Art poster, booklet by Jeffery Vance, rare behind-the-scenes footage and making of documentaries.

Click here for Modern Times Limited Collector Edition Extras



The Gold Rush Limited Collector's Edition 2003 The Gold Rush - The Chaplin Collection
Limited Collector's Set Edition - 3 Disc - 2003



Click here for The Gold Rush Limited Collector Edition Extras
The Great Dictator Limited Collector's Edition 2003 The Great Dictator - The Chaplin Collection
Limited Collector's Set Edition - 3 Disc - 2003



Click here for The Great Dictator Limited Collector Edition Extras
City Lights
Limited Collector's Edition 2003
City Lights - The Chaplin Collection
Limited Collector's Set Edition - 3 Disc - 2003


Click here for City Lights Limited Collector Edition Extras
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Warner Home Video 2003 - 2004
Individual Film Two Disc Special Editions - single sided disc
DVD VHS
Modern Times 2 Disc Special Edition
The Chaplin Collection - 2003
Modern Times Special Edition - 2 Disc

New restoration and remastering with digital transfer from Cineteca Bologna. This was Chaplin's last silent picture with only a few sound effects and a special song sung by Chaplin. This film with the famed feeding machine. This film made Paulette Goddard a star. Modern Times' theme song became 'Smile' in 1954.

Click here for Modern Times 2 Disc Extras

The Great Dictator 2 Disc Special Edition
The Chaplin Collection - 2003
The Great Dictator - Special Edition - 2 Disc

New restoration and remastering with digital transfer from the Chaplin family vault. Chaplin's first talking film released in 1940. Chaplin plays two roles: the dictator and the barber. Co-stars Paulette Goddard and Jack Oakie. Includes the excellent documentary 'The Tramp and the Dictator' by Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft.

Click here for The Great Dictator Extras

The Gold Rush 2 Disc Special Edition
The Chaplin Collection - 2003
The Gold Rush - Special Edition - 2 Disc

New restoration and remastering with digital transfer from the Chaplin family vault. 1925 version for fans who enjoy the original full silent film and 1942 re-edited versions with Chaplin speaking the narrative. All restored!

Click here for The Gold Rush Extras

Limelight 2 Disc Special Edition
The Chaplin Collection - 2003
Limelight - Special Edition - 2 Disc

New restoration and remastering with digital transfer from the Chaplin family vault. Chaplin's last American film. About an aging clown and ballerina. Clare Bloom's first film. Also includes the great Buster Keaton.

Click here for Limelight Extras

The Chaplin Revue 2 Disc Special Edition The Chaplin Collection - 2004
Special Edition
Chaplin Revue - 2 Disc

Chaplin's First National Films shorts are included in this two disc set. The Chaplin Revue was created in the late 1950's and has Chaplin introducing 'A Dog's Life', 'Shoulder Arms' and 'The Pilgrim'. Also included in this collection are 'Pay Day', 'The Idle Class', 'Sunnyside' and 'A Day's Pleasure'.
Also check out this review on 'The Chaplin Revue' from The DVD Journel for another view on this collection.


Click here for Chaplin Revue Extras

A Woman of Paris and A King of New York Special Edition The Chaplin Collection - 2004
Special Edition
A Woman of Paris
A King of New York - 2 Disc

The best Edition yet of Edna Purviance's starring role in 'A Woman of Paris'. This film was Chaplin's first drama for United Artists and one of only two films in which Chaplin directed but did not star.

Click here for A Woman of Paris and A King of New York Extras

The Chaplin Collection - 2004
Special Edition
The Kid - 2 Disc

'The Kid' was Chaplin's first full length feature. It made Jackie Coogan a child star! This version is re-edited back to Chaplin's last personal edits on this film. Several scenes featuring Edna Purviance are deleted from this later version. For all of Edna's scenes, the Shepard restoration of 'The Kid' is recommended.

Click here fo The Kid Extras
The Circus 2 Disc Special Edition The Chaplin Collection - 2004
Special Edition
The Circus - 2 Disc

New restoration and remastering with digital transfer from the Chaplin family vault. It may have not been Chaplin's favorite film, but has become a favorite with many Chaplin fans.

Click here for The Circus Extras
City Lights 2 Disc Special Edition The Chaplin Collection - 2004
Special Edition
City Lights - 2 Disc

New restoration and remastering with digital transfer from the Chaplin family vault. Longtime favorite with many fans, with film score created by Charles Chaplin.

Click here for City Lights Extras
Monsieur Verdoux Single Disc Edition The Chaplin Collection - 2004
Monsieur Verdoux
single disc

New restoration and remastering with digital transfer from the Chaplin family vault. A black comedy about a 'bluebeard' living in France.

Click here for Monsieur Verdous Extras
2010 Latest Releases
Including the UK 2010 Blu-Ray Release from Park Circus
Charlie Chaplin - 2010
Single Film releases in BluRay and DVD
UK /European release for Pal
Park Circus and MK2

Confused? Here is a new page to help sort these out. Available through Amazon from Park Circus. Read reviews before buying. Films listed: The Kid, The Gold Rush, Modern Times and The Great Dictator.

Charlie Chaplin - 2008
Édition Collector Kids
MK2 - French collection

Same films as in the Collection, but repackaged into a special 'kids' edition from MK2. Contains: The Kid, The Circus and The Gold Rush. More information from MK2.

1989 VHS version of this same edited Warner Collection
Looking for VHS? 1989 Chaplin Centennial Collection - VHS

The VHS collection from 1989 that has the same edits as the DVD collection. (note: There are a few minor diffences.)

Click here 1989 Chaplin Centennial Collection

2003 NPR story about the out-of-print Warner Bro. Chaplin Collection
NPR Audio program:

'2003 Chaplin Films Restored
on DVD'

Chaplin Film Classic Restored on DVD
August 20, 2003 - from NPR 'All things Considered'

Special NPR program from 'All things Considered' about the Warner/MK2 DVD Collection and the different versions of Chaplin's films. The program runs about 7 minutes. Click on the link below. Created for Real Player.

Listen to 'Chaplin Film Classics Restored on DVD'

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Check the extra links for more information on each of the films and collections

DVD VHS
WARNER HOME VIDEO - 2003-04 IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT DOCUMENTARIES AND MORE
THE CHAPLIN COLLECTION ESSANAY AND MUTUALS - DVDS UNKNOWN CHAPLIN
CHAPLIN COLLECTION EXTRAS ESSANAY AND MUTUALS - VHS CHAPLIN DOCUMENTARIES
CHAPLIN - DVD & VHS INDEX FIRST NATIONAL/UNITED ARTISTS KEYSTONE - DVD AND VHS
CHAPLIN'S BLU-RAY AND KEYSTONE COLLECTIONS
CRITERION COLLECTION UK - PARK CIRCUS
FLICKER ALLEY AND BFI


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