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.
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. […]
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.”
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 …
(originally published April 1, 1916, by Frank Wiltermood in MOVING PICTURE WORLD)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]