|Motion Picture News, 02-September-1922|
I suppose people were asking why Charlie Chaplin had not put out a movie for a while. Nearly a year went by between the release of "Pay Day" and "The Pilgrim," his last movie for First National.
|New Britain Herald, 16-September-1922|
Chaplin divorced his first wife, Mildred Harris, in 1920. People were speculating about the identity of the next Mrs Chaplin. Lila Lee and Peggy Hopkins Joyce were considered leading candidates.
|Seattle Star, 04-September-1922|
This article says that Peggy Hopkins Joyce and Charlie Chaplin were "very good friends." She went on to marry several rich men.
|Bridgeport Times and Evening Farmer, 06-September-1922|
Edna Purviance, who had been leading lady in 32 of Chaplin's films at this point, "is to have company of her own." That didn't happen.
|The Garden Island, 19-September-1922|
Meanwhile, Chaplin's first self-produced feature, The Kid, was doing good business everywhere, including the island of Kauai in Hawaii.