Charlie Chaplin

Gentlemen of Nerve (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain

Gentlemen of Nerve [Charlie Chaplin]

Gentlemen of Nerve (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain Gentlemen of Nerve is a 1914 Keystone one reel silent comedy short film. It stars Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain as four people attending an auto race. Of course, slapstick conflict develops.

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In Those Love Pangs, Charlie and Chester Conklin fight for the affection of several ladies … Over the protests of their boyfriends! This leads to an altercation in a movie theater.

Those Love Pangs [Charlie Chaplin]

Those Love Pangs (1 reel) (released October 10, 1914) In Those Love Pangs, Charlie Chaplin and Chester Conklin fight for the affection of several ladies … Over the protests of their boyfriends! This leads to an altercation in a movie theater.

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New Chaplin Film "Communistic" - Nazi Prohibition originally published in the Manchester Guardian, February 17, 1936

New Chaplin Film “Communistic” – Nazi Prohibition

New Chaplin Film “Communistic” – Nazi Prohibition originally published in the Manchester Guardian, February 17, 1936 Berlin, February 17 Charlie Chaplin‘s new film, “Modern Times” has been prohibited in Germany. Reuter was informed at the Propaganda Ministry this afternoon that there was at present no prospect that the picture would be shown in this country. […]

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Mr. Chaplin Against his Deportation - originally published in the Manchester Guardian, June 14, 1947

Mr. Chaplin Against his Deportation

Mr. Chaplin Against his Deportation – originally published in the Manchester Guardian, June 14, 1947 “Usual Fascist Technique” Hollywood, June 13 Mr. Charles Chaplin to-day described the suggestion that he should be deported from the United States as “the usual Fascist thttp://webopac.hwwa.de/PresseMappe20E/Digiview_MID.cfm?mid=P003157echnique in trying to suppress free speech.”

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The Pawnshop (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin

The Pawnshop [Charlie Chaplin]

The Pawnshop (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Henry Bergman, John Rand, Albert Austin Charlie Chaplin is an assistant in the pawnshop. A tardy, lazy, assistant who’s constantly starting a fight with his co-worker. And is in love with the pawn broker’s lovely daughter …

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Charlie Chaplin in The Circus

Interview with Charlie Chaplin – copying actions from real life

(originally published April 1, 1916, by Frank Wiltermood in MOVING PICTURE WORLD)

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Charlie Chaplin and The Kid hugging

Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid photo gallery

A photo gallery of Charlie Chaplin‘s The Kid – one of his most famous, and best, silent films.

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Stealing Charlie Chaplin - a documentary about what happened to the legendary film clown after his death

Stealing Charlie Chaplin

Stealing Charlie Chaplin – a documentary about what happened to the legendary film clown after his death In 1978, three months after Comedy Icon, Charlie Chaplin’s death, his body disappeared from it’s grave in Corsier-Sur-Vevey, Switzerland. After being left initially with no clues, only outrageous rumors, the robbers finally made contact with the family. What ensued […]

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Police (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance

Police [Charlie Chaplin]

Police (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance Police is an Essanay silent comedy starring Charlie Chaplin, as Charlie – convict 999.  The film begins with him being released from prison and given $5.00 (a large sum at the time).  No sooner is he out, however, then a bogus parson tries to convince him to “go […]

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Editorial review of Chaplin's Essanay Comedies courtesy of Amazon.com

Chaplin's Essanay Comedies

Editorial review of Chaplin’s Essanay Comedies courtesy of Amazon.com Blu-ray/DVD Box Set  In late 1914, Charlie Chaplin was paid the then-unprecedented salary of $1,250 per week (with a bonus of $10,000) in exchange for signing a one-year contract with the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company. The resulting 14 films he created for Essanay find Chaplin further […]

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