Research Task



Q1: Charlie Chaplin in “ The Immigrant”

Q2: This movies was made in 1917

Q3: Charlie Chaplin directed the movie

Q4: Charlie is on a boat with lots of other people and Charlie is fishing while the others are all sleeping on the deck of the boat. People on the boat are getting restless and seasick. The people on the boat liked to play board games. They were or very hungry and wanted food.   Charlie Chaplin character is an immigrant coming to the United States who is accused of theft on the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, and befriends a young woman along the way.

Q5: Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell and Charlie Chaplin
Edna Purviance was a very nice and kind girl who helps anyone that is in need. She looks like a person who just arrived in the United States and doesn’t know anything.
Charlie Chaplin was a very funny, nice and smart character. Charlie looks like he is in his mid 20s and he looks like an immigrant.
Eric Campbell is a very mean person. He looks really fat and mean.

Q6: Charlie pulled a few pranks on the waiter like telling him there is something in the corner and on the floor but their really wasn’t to much pranks.

Q7: There was piano music playing all through the movie it set the background for the scenes.
When the mood was sad the music was slow and quiet, when it was funny or there were stunts happening the music was fast and cheerful and when there was danger it was loud.


Did you like the movie and why?
DADS ANSWER: I liked the movie because it was entertaining and simple with no special effects and silly plots.

YUVALS ANSWER: I liked the movie because it was silent and it was different to movies with talking in it and I found the movie very nice and entertaining.

Would you change the film to a talking film?
DADS ANSWER: I would leave the film as a silent film because when you have no words or text to guide the way you think you can let your imagination take over and...