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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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The Floorwalker

The Floorwalker (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Lloyd Bacon, Edna Purviance
The Floorwalker (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Lloyd Bacon, Edna Purviance The Floorwalker was Charlie Chaplin‘s first Mutual Film Corporation film, made in 1916. The film stars Charlie Chaplin as the Little Tramp, as a customer who creates chaos in a department store.  He inadvertently becomes entangled...
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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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Modern Times photo gallery

The Gamine (Paulette Goddard) sneaking up on Charlie the Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) in Modern Times
Modern Times photo gallery — photos from Charlie Chaplin‘s classic film,  Modern Times, co-starring Paulette Goddard, Al Garcia, Chester Conklin, Henry Bergman. Some of these photos are courtesy of Wikimedia
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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

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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Charlie Chaplin Mutuals

Charlie Chaplin Mutuals (1916-1917)
Charlie Chaplin Mutuals (1916-1917)  Some of  Charlie Chaplin‘s funniest comedies were the short films that he made for the Mutual Film Corporation.   This collection of short films includes some of his best, most with his frequent co-stars  Edna Purviance and  Eric Campbell. The DVD includes twelve short films...
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