The Pilgrim

by Charles Chaplin
Music composed by Charles Chaplin in 1959, Music Arranged by Eric James and Eric Spear.
Scores restored and adapted for live performance by Timothy Brock

Synopsis

Charlie, an escaped convict, steals the clothes of a bathing clergyman. Arriving at a remote rural railway station, he is mistaken for the new pastor the community is awaiting. He endeavours to live up to the role, with all its hazards, and foils the attempts of a former prison cell-mate to rob his kindly landlady and her beautiful daughter. Exposed, he is ridden out of the town by a kindly sheriff who allows him to escape across the Mexican border.

Technical Specifications

Instrumentation

Reduced orchestration (13 players)

Available for very small venues and/or local cultural organisations with low funding. Not available for venues seating more than 700


Trailer of The Pilgrim

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