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  • Following Keystone Films
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    Charles Spencer Chaplin, Actor, Writer and Director. Born April 16th 1889 in Walworth, London England. His Parents, Charles Chaplin and Hannah Chaplin both Stage Musicians, his Father died aged 37 his mother developed severe mental and physical problems. Charlie made his first stage appearance in 1984 when his mother took ill and could not perform on stage. Charlie says in his Auto-Biography that is when he first realised he loved performing. Between 1903 and 1906 Charles performed in the stage ...
  • Chaplin's Career With Keystone Studios
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    Charlie Chaplin did not use sound to communicate to the audience in his movies. Despite the fact that there was no spoken language, his movies were sensational and the audiences loved them. Chaplin was thought of as cinema's first genius and has been called the single most-influential artist in the history of motion pictures. I am researching Charlie Chaplin to learn how he became a sensational comedian and one of the best actors of all time. Chaplin is considered as one of the most pivotal star...
  • Similarity Of Chaplin To Hitler
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    In the second decade of the twentieth century, a man named Charlie Chaplin achieved world fame through cinema. He did so even before the cinema had come of age. Chaplin's contribution to the development of cinema was nothing short of enormous. The time in which Chaplin's career was flourishing, was also a time when the world was experiencing many problems. Chaplin's personal beliefs, in combination with the events happening in the world at the time, were a driving force in what message one of hi...
  • Charlie Chaplin
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    What a little tramp! Charlie Chaplin, who brought laughter to millions worldwide as the silent 'Little Tramp' clown. Born in East Street, Walworth, London on 16 April, 1889, Charles Spencer Chaplin was the son of a music hall singer and his wife. Charlie Chaplin's parents divorced early in his life, with his father providing little to no support, either financial or otherwise, leaving his mother to support them as best she could. Chaplin's mother Hannah was the brightest spot in Charlie's childh...
  • Charlie Chaplin
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    When Charlie Chaplin was a little boy, a sheep escaped on its way to a slaughterhouse near where he lived. Charlie and other youngsters chased the sheep around, laughing and having fun. But when it was taken away, Charlie realized the sad finality of death and cried to his mother. That incident paved the way for the theme of Charlie's future filmmaking career. Comedy mixed with pathos made perfect sense to him. He was also an everyman character, a lost soul, a wanderer - he embodied the American...
  • Charlie Chaplin
    684 words
    Charlie Chaplin Charles Spencer Chaplin was born on April 16, 1889 in Walworth, London, and lived a Dickensian childhood, shared with his brother, Sydney, that included extreme poverty, workhouses and seeing his mother's mental decline put her into an institution. Both his parents, though separated when he was very young, were music hall artists, his father quite famously so. But it was his mother Charlie idolized and was inspired by during his visits backstage while she performed, to take up su...
  • Chaplin's Best Films
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    James Agee wrote that "the finest pantomime, the deepest emotion, the richest and most poignant poetry were in Chaplin's work". Andrew S arris called Chaplin "the single most important artist produced by cinema, certainly its most extraordinary performer, and probably still its most universal icon". In a career spanning half a century, the soaring flicker of the Chaplin myth has been immense, enveloping both the cinema and world culture in its glow. The laughter he brought to the lives of others...

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