Charlie Chaplin

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CHARLIE CHAPLIN

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  • CHARLIE CHAPLIN

  • SILENT FILM SUPERSTAR

  • Considered to be one of the most famous stars of early hollywood. He is an icon of the silent film era.

    Known as the MAN WITH THE TOOTHBRUSH MOUSTACHE, BOWLER HAT, BAMBOO CANE

    AND FUNNY WALK.

  • TALENTED FAMILY

  • His parents were both performers but separated so that the father can perform in New York. This

    background gave him his talents in acting.

  • DISCOVERY

  • His mom was a singer but had problems when it came to her stage performances so when an

    unexpected tragedy happened the manager spotted Charlie and made him sing at 5 years old he was

    discovered.

  • RISE TO FAMEThe Eight Lancashire Lads

  • Chaplin began his official career at 8 with The Eight Lancashire Lads, at 18 he began touring with Fred Karno and joined the US tour. He traveled west to

    California and signed with Keystone Studios popular comedy director Mack Sennett who saw Chaplin

    perform on New York.

  • STARRING Charlie Chaplin

  • While at Keystone, he starred at a Little Tramp. November 1914, he left Keystone and joined Essanay where he made 15 more films. Then made 12 more in

    Mutual, and on June 1917, Chaplin signed with First National Studios then later on made his own studio

    naming it Chaplin Studios.

  • PROPAGANDA?

  • Chaplins life and career was full of scandal and controversy. The first big scandal was during World

    War I where his loyalty to England was questioned. He had never applied for US citizenship and his visitor

    claims where also being questioned. Many called him a coward and many thought that he was injecting

    communist propaganda in his films.

  • Limelight 1952

  • Chaplin had territorial and communist moralities that were being questioned which made the US block him despite no evident claim that he is a threat. He then

    stayed in London for the premier of Limelight.

  • A King in New York 1957A Countess from Hong Kong 1967

  • He settled in Switzerland and made 2 films A King in New York which was showed in US 20 years later and A Countess from Hong Kong which was a box office

    failure.

  • CHAPLIN FAMILY

  • Chaplin was married 4 times and had a total of 11 children. Chaplin was a quiet man and had an un-millionaire way of living despite his millions in the

    bank.

  • Charlie Chaplin was considered one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of American cinema. His

    movies continue to gain notoriety as time progresses.

  • James Reli