Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin, 1915

Charlie Chaplin, 1915

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona “the Tramp” and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry. His career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era until a year before his death in 1977, and encompassed both adulation and controversy. Wikipedia

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Charlie Chaplin AdCharlie Chaplin Ad Sun, Apr 25, 1915 – Page 30 · Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin writes the story of his life, 1915Charlie Chaplin writes the story of his life, 1915 Thu, Nov 25, 1915 – Page 6 · The Houston Herald (Houston, Missouri) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin's Handbag found in SpencerCharlie Chaplin's Handbag found in Spencer Mon, Apr 22, 1918 – Page 1 · Yadkin Valley Herald (Salisbury, North Carolina) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin: shoulder armsCharlie Chaplin: shoulder arms Sun, Nov 10, 1918 – Page 2 · The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia) · Newspapers.comLiberty Bond parade helped by Charlie ChaplinLiberty Bond parade helped by Charlie Chaplin Sun, Apr 14, 1918 – Page 1 · Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, North Carolina) · Newspapers.com3-minute interview with Charlie Chaplin, 19213-minute interview with Charlie Chaplin, 1921 Wed, Aug 31, 1921 – Page 3 · The Evening World (New York, New York) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin at the Rex Theatre, 1921Charlie Chaplin at the Rex Theatre, 1921 Sat, Oct 15, 1921 – Page 9 · Vancouver Daily World (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · Newspapers.comThe New Mrs ChaplinThe New Mrs Chaplin Fri, Nov 28, 1924 – Page 1 · Zanesville Times Signal (Zanesville, Ohio) · Newspapers.comObservations about Charlie Chaplin's personality by first ex-wife Mildred HarrisObservations about Charlie Chaplin's personality by first ex-wife Mildred Harris Tue, Feb 8, 1927 – 22 · Des Moines Tribune (Des Moines, Iowa) · Newspapers.comEnglish actor recalls Charlie Chaplin and the Traveling Show TroupeEnglish actor recalls Charlie Chaplin and the Traveling Show Troupe Wed, Jan 27, 1932 – Page 3 · The San Bernardino County Sun (San Bernardino, California) · Newspapers.comA plot to murder Charlie ChaplinA plot to murder Charlie Chaplin Fri, Aug 25, 1933 – Page 10 · The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin Entertains Another GenerationCharlie Chaplin Entertains Another Generation Tue, Mar 24, 1936 – Page 30 · The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin and Hitler's mustacheCharlie Chaplin and Hitler's mustache Wed, Nov 23, 1938 – Page 6 · The Evening News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin in Charlie Chaplin in "The Gold Rush" Fri, Jul 24, 1942 – Page 11 · Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin's AutobiographyCharlie Chaplin's Autobiography Sun, Nov 29, 1964 – Page 23 · Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) · Newspapers.comComedian Charlie Chaplin diesComedian Charlie Chaplin dies Mon, Dec 26, 1977 – Page 1 · The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) · Newspapers.comCharlie Chaplin's body stolen from his grave in SwitzerlandCharlie Chaplin's body stolen from his grave in Switzerland Thu, Mar 16, 1978 – 41 · News-Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) · Newspapers.comReflections about Charlie Chaplin on 100th anniversary of his birthReflections about Charlie Chaplin on 100th anniversary of his birth Sun, Apr 16, 1989 – Page 57 · Santa Cruz Sentinel (Santa Cruz, California) · Newspapers.comBooks commemorate Charlie Chaplin's Books commemorate Charlie Chaplin's "Little Tramp" Wed, Jun 7, 1989 – Page 111 · Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona) · Newspapers.com
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