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Sidewalk Stories (1989)

R | | Comedy | January 1990 (USA)
Nearly silent comedy filmed in black and white follows a street artist (Charles Lane), who rescues a baby after her father was murdered. The artist then sets off to find the mother, but has... See full summary »

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Director: Charles Lane
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Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Alpern ...
Bookseller
Nicole Alysia ...
Child
Edwin Anthony ...
Penny Pincher #1
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Doorman / Street Cop
Jeff Bates ...
Police Officer #2
Angel Cappellino ...
Bully's Mother
Jeffrey Carpentier ...
Homeless Native American
John Carr ...
S.O.B. Man
Vince Castelano ...
Child Customer #3
Jimmy Clohessy ...
Precinct Cop #2
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Alley Tough #1
Tanya Cunningham ...
Girlfriend
Deena Engle ...
Park Mother #1
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Bag Lady
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Nearly silent comedy filmed in black and white follows a street artist (Charles Lane), who rescues a baby after her father was murdered. The artist then sets off to find the mother, but has to first learn how to care for the child. Ultimately he ends up in a horse drawn chase of the murderers. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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An homage to Chaplin with a message.
14 November 2000 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

Lane's Sidewalk Stories is a unique homage to Chaplin, with a social message dealing with the stereotype of the homeless. Lane uses the character of the Tramp for comedy but also as a literal representation of a homeless man without being overly sentimental or heavy handed.


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