Charlie Chaplin And His Times

Author: Kenneth S. Lynn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461741637
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destructiveness is the promise of the picture's unforgettable beginning. Life was
apparently designed to be a feature-length examination, from a savagely satirical
point of view, of the nature of life in the lowest of * In the 1920s, young Samuel
Beckett (born 1906) "was fascinated with the developing cinema," his biographer
Deirdre Bair has pointed out, "and never missed a film starring Charlie Chaplin,
Laurel and Hardy (who became the 'hardy Laurel' in the novel Wtlt), or Harold

Wife Of The Life Of The Party

Author: Lita Grey Chaplin
ISBN: 9780810834323
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Examines the life of the actress Lita Grey, her marriage to Charlie Chaplin, and the bitter divorce which followed

Charlie Chaplin S Red Letter Days

Author: Fred Goodwins
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442278099
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It is to my sentimental mind the best picture in its own way that Charlie has ever
turned out. It doesn't bring the roof down with laughter from beginning to end;
neither does it bring tears to the spectators' eyes throughout its length. But it has
its laughter, it has its tears, and also has some of the prettiest pieces of legitimate
acting that Charlie Chaplin has ever presented during his picture career. It is
precisely eighteen weeks since I first set down for the benefit of the readers of the
Red ...

The Silent Cinema Reader

Author: Lee Grieveson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415252843
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This new view of Chaplin as the unaffected yet serious artist appeared in another
1916 article, "The Real Charlie Chaplin," by Stanley W. Todd.19 Todd claimed
that those interested in knowing Chaplin rather than Charlie are "certain to
encounter some surprises" (41). According to Todd, Chaplin's ... Todd told his
readers that Chaplin had read Shakespeare "from beginning to end" and was
familiar with "the works of George Eliot and other noted writers" (44). Chaplin,
who had little ...

Chaplin And American Culture

Author: Charles J. Maland
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691028606
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Barrett found Chaplin to be quite different from his film persona: "a neat and
stylishly dressed young man; as charming and affable a boy ... as anyone would
wish to meet." In a list ... This new view of Chaplin as the unaffected yet serious
artist appeared in another 191(1 article, "The Real Charlie Chaplin," by Stanley
W. Todd. ... 'I odd told his readers that Chaplin had read Shakespeare "from
beginning to end" and was familiar with "the works of George Eliot and other
noted writers" (p.

Pleasing Everyone

Author: Jeffrey Knapp
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190634065
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Ibid., Life, 48, 217. For further indications of the broad consensus among
Chaplin's contemporaries that the director is the one who unifies a film, compare
the very different filmmakers Vsevolod Pudovkin in his Film Technique (1929)
and Cecil B. De Mille in his 1924 article “Directorial Opportunities of the Future.”
Pudovin calls the director “the single organizing control that guides the
assembling of the film from beginning to end” (91–92), while De Mille asserts that
“a director's job... is ...

Boys Life

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"The Whispering Mummy" is a story filled with shivers, mystery and chuckles from
beginning to end. m THE AmericanBoy "The Biggest, Brightest, Best Magazine
for Boys in All the World" for February also has another of Dhan Gopal Mukerji's
... experiences of a Northwest mounted policeman on the trail of lawbreakers,
and includes a fight with a Chinaman in the kitchen of his restaurant — a fight that
will make you roar as you haven't roared since you ' saw the last Charlie Chaplin

The Life And Times Of Charlie Chaplin

Author: Nandini Saraf
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
ISBN: 8184302088
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Once he was lingering around till the end and was seen by an official there. The
man asked him whether he had registered himself and when Charlie replied in
negative, he was taken to another room and his name and other details were
taken down. A few days later, Charlie received a postcard, asking him to be
present at the ... Although they did not win, a hint of Sydney's future role in
Charlie's life was beginning to show. He helped Charlie in every way possible,
even in making him ...


Author: M. Hauner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230584497
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A Chronology of his Life and Time M. Hauner. advantage of surprise and
recklessly employing all ... The British ambassador, Sir Nevile Henderson, writes
to Lord Halifax, the Foreign Secretary: 'From beginning to end the world has
made the fatal mistake of underestimating Hitler. At first he was either a
mountebank or a kind of Charlie Chaplin, an Austrian house-painter or inferior
sort of Corporal and now he is a madman or a paranoiac. While in fact he is one
of those extraordinary ...

Early Charlie Chaplin

Author: James L. Neibaur
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810882434
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Despite its inspiration and its influence, His Prehistoric Past remains a pedestrian
affair, our disappointment heightened in that it came along at a time when
Chaplin had already proven how much he had learned about screen comedy
and the cinematic process. ... It is interesting that the cop who accosts Charlie
upon awakening at the end of this film is his real-life half-brother, Sydney. ... As
he was so successful, I approached him about joining me and starting our own