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The Charlie Chaplin Archives

The Charlie Chaplin Archives
Editorial review of The Charlie Chaplin Archives courtesy of Amazon.com  Within a year of arriving in Hollywood in 1914, British-born Charlie Chaplin had become the slapstick king of America. By the end of his second year on the silver screen, Chaplin’s fame had spread worldwide. He was the first international...
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Charlie Chaplin, Director

Charlie Chaplin, Director
Editorial review of  Charlie Chaplin, Director courtesy of Amazon.com  Charlie Chaplin was one of the cinema’s consummate comic performers, yet he has long been criticized as a lackluster film director. In this groundbreaking work – €”the first to analyze Chaplin’s directorial style – Donna Kornhaber radically recasts his status as...
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Charlie Chaplin: Intimate Close-Ups

Charlie Chaplin - Intimate Close-Ups by Georgia Hale
Charlie Chaplin: Intimate Close-Ups, by Georgia Hale Description of  Charlie Chaplin: Intimate Close-Ups  Many remember Charlie Chaplin‘s comic masterpiece, The Gold Rush, as the finest blend of comedy and farce ever brought to the screen. Far fewer remember its heroine, Georgia Hale (1900-1985). Seventy years after the film’s...
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Tramp: The Life Of Charlie Chaplin

Tramp - the Life of Charlie Chaplin by Joyce Milton
Tramp: The Life Of Charlie Chaplin, by Joyce Milton Description of  Tramp: The Life of Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin (1889 – 1977) was one of the most loved, hated, and gossiped-about figures in film history. On screen the handsome actor delighted viewers with his “Tramp” character, but off...
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Chaplin – A Life

Product Description of  Chaplin – A Life Born in London in 1889,  Charlie Chaplin grew up in dire poverty. Both his parents were in show business, but severe alcoholism cut short his father’s flourishing career, and his beloved mother first lost her voice, then lost her mind to syphilis....
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Chaplin: The Tramp’s Odyssey

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Product Description of  Chaplin: The Tramp’s Odyssey  An Everyman who expressed the defiant spirit of freedom,  Charlie Chaplin was first lauded and later reviled in the America that made him Hollywood’s richest man. He was a figure of multiple paradoxes. Simon Louvish’s new book, following his five major...
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Remembering Charlie: A Pictorial Biography

Remembering Charlie: A Pictorial Biography, by Jerry Epstein
Remembering Charlie: A Pictorial Biography, by Jerry Epstein   Remembering Charlie is a very warm, personal biography of  Charlie Chaplin by his friend, assistant and producer, Jerry Epstein. The book definitely lives up to its’ name of ‘pictorial’.  I count over 280 photographs and other reproductions throughout the book, both...
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Chaplin’s Limelight and the Music Hall Tradition

Chaplin's Limelight and the Music Hall Tradition
Editorial Review of Chaplin’s Limelight and the Music Hall Tradition  Charles Spencer Chaplin was a stage performer before he was a filmmaker, and it was in English music hall that he learned the rudiments of his art. The last film he made in the United States, Limelight, was...
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Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World

Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
Product Description of Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World  See him? That little tramp twitching a postage stamp of a mustache, politely lifting his bowler hat, and leaning on a bamboo cane with the confidence of a gentleman? A slapstick comedian, he blazed forth as...
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