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  • Charlie Chaplin

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    Charlie Chaplin is considered one of the most influential actors in history. After the horrific events of World War I, the world needed a freshener from the death and destruction that laid waste to the Nations of Europe. The broken-down spirits of the broken-down bodies needed an exit, and an entrance. That debut champion was Charlie Chaplin. Playing mainly as his character, the Tramp, the instantly recognizable character with a bowler hat, toothbrush moustache, over-sized shoes and bamboo cane brought

  • Charlie Chaplin

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    familiar. Very boldly, Chaplin effectively expressed to the people that it is our responsibility as humans to make the world a better place because its fate is determined by our influence. Right off the bat, Chaplin conveys his humility. In his speech, he makes it clear that he was not trying to be a dictator, such as Hitler. Rather, he wanted to show that he was just like them, a plain man who desired change in the world. Through his speech, it is apparent that Chaplin is the mediator, but not

  • 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 childhood;

  • 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

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    Charlie Chaplin “It is absolutely no exaggeration to say that for the greatest part of this century Charlie Chaplin was the most recognizable human being on the planet,” (Burr, 20). Chaplin did everything in show business; he was an actor, director, screenwriter, producer and composer, (Reader‘s Companion 157). He was the ideal rags to riches role model that every American dreamed of becoming. Charlie Chaplin revolutionized American show business and inspired Americans to follow their dreams

  • Charlie Chaplin

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    have picked up from the few Charlie Chaplin movies that I have seen is that he always has the things that he charishes most taken away from him. Chaplin's life so much reflects his charectors, because at a young age Chaplin's mother went mad and for a time he and his brother had to live on the streets until they were put into an orphanage. It directly relates to him because he was and you see how he sees the world even in the silent movies he made. In "The Kid" Chaplin "The Tramp" looses the child

  • Charlie Chaplin

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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 stars

  • Charlie Chaplin

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    Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin Charles Spencer Chaplin was born in Walworth, London on April 16, 1889. His parents, Charles and Hannah Chaplin were music hall performers in England, his father was quite well know in the profession. Charlie had one sibling, a brother named Sydney. At a very early age Charlie was told that someday he would be the most famous person in the world. Charlie first appeared onstage at the age of six as an unscheduled substitute for his mother. When his performance was

  • Charlie Chaplin and Mr. Bean

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    legacies throughout time. Among such artists, are Charlie Chaplin , a famous actor and comic in the 1920’s, and Rowan Atkinson, famous actor in the 1978’s. This shows that American culture is always moving forward. Chaplin was a very famous actor in the early 20’s. He scored an immediate hit with American audiences. Having inherited natural talents from his parents, he took the stage as the best opportunity for a career. But as people know, Charlie hasn’t always had a beautiful life. In fact, he

  • Charlie Chaplin Film Analysis

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    Charlie Chaplin, who was born Charles Spencer Chaplin on April 16, 1889, London, England, and died on December 25, 1977, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, was a British comedian, producer, writer, director, and composer. Chaplin is widely regarded as the greatest comic artist of the screen, and also one of the most important figures in the motion-picture history. Chaplin was one of the most demanding men in Hollywood during his time. Regardless of the size of the part, one of the things Chaplin did