Charlie Chaplin

12/09/2009

young  Charlie Chaplin

A picture of Charlie Chaplin when he was a player in Fred Karno's vaudeville troupe, 1914

 

Chaplin and a cameraman during the filming of Alaska

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Chaplin and a cameraman during the filming of Alaska.

 

 Albert Einstein and Chaplin arrive for the opening of City Lights

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Albert Einstein and Chaplin arrive for the opening of Chaplin's movie, City Lights, in Los Angeles, California, Feb. 2, 1931.

 

 Chaplin in the film Shoulder Arms

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Shoulder Arms, made in 1918, was one of Chaplin's first feature length films.

 

The famous boxing scene from City Lights

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The famous boxing scene from City Lights.

 

 Chaplin in The Great Dictator

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The Great Dictator, made in 1940, is the first film in which he speaks.

 Chaplin films a scene from The Gold Rush

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In The Gold Rush, Chaplin wrote, directed and starred.

 

 Chaplin and Paulette Godard in a scene from Modern Times

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The actress Paulette Godard and Chaplin appeared in several films together, including the 1936 Modern Times.

 

 A scene from the The Gold Rush

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A scene from the classic 1925 movie The Gold Rush.

 

 Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in the movie The Kid

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Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in the classic 1921 movie The Kid.

Chaplin and actress Paulette Goddard

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Chaplin and actress actress Paulette Goddard were married for six years, from 1936 to 1942.

 

 Chaplin signs the contract to establish United Artists

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In 1919, Chaplin formed United Artists, the first independent film distribution corporation, with (from left) D. W. Griffith, Mary Pickford, Albert H.T. Banzhaf, Dennis F.O Brien, and Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. The move gave the artist much greater control of his films.

 

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