Walking along with his bulldog, Charlie finds a "good luck" horseshoe just as he passes a training camp advertising for a boxing partner "who can take a beating." After watching others lose, Charlie puts the horseshoe in his glove and wins. The trainer prepares Charlie to fight the world champion. A gambler wants Charlie to throw the fight. He and the trainer's daughter fall in love.
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Restoration work was carried out at Lobster Films laboratory in 2014. Scanned at L'Immagine Ritrovata laboratory.The Champion
(1915) has been restored by Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna and Lobster Films in collaboration with Film Preservation Associates, from a nitrate dupe negative preserved at the British Film Institute. Some fragments were added from an incomplete di-acetate fine grain from the Cinémathèque française, and an original nitrate print preserved at the Archives françaises du film (CNC).
Intertitles have been reconstructed from re-release titles of the 1920's found in both 35mm and Kodascope 16mm original elements. See more