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Chaplin, Charlie 1889-1977

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Modern times by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
119 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An imaginative, often slapstick satire on the alienating and disruptive effects of mass production and automation. Charlie Chaplin, in his last portrayal of his famous character the Tramp, goes from a factory worker to jailbird to night watchman to singing waiter, beset on all fronts by bad luck, misunderstandings, and unfortunate circumstances beyond his control. Befriended only by a lovely but wild street waif, he labors against all odds to make a life for himself. Primarily a silent film with music, sound effects, and some spoken and sung dialogue
Gold rush by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
233 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Little Tramp searches for gold and love in the Klondike. Includes both a restored version of the original 1925 silent film, and the 1942 re-issue, the latter featuring a new score and narration written and spoken by Charles Chaplin
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
148 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator at which point he makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl and attempts to obtain money from a millionaire to help her regain her sight
Monsieur Verdoux a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this dark comedy first released during WWII, Henri Vedoux, played by Charlie Chaplin, supports his family by first marrying, and then killing wealthy widows. On another level the film is an indictment of war in which mass murder is legalized, celebrated and paraded. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."
The kid by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tramp rescues an abandoned baby and raises him to become his inseparable sidekick
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1914 London, the film stars Chaplin as an aging music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. But he gets a final opportunity to shine when he saves a young, equally desperate ballet dancer from suicide, then guides her to triumph on the stage
The circus by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tramp fleeing the police takes refuge in a circus, where he falls for the owner's equestrian daughter, soars to success as a clown, is chased by the police through the hall of mirrors and takes to the high-wire joined by a bunch of escaped monkeys
A king in New York A woman of Paris by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A king in New York: A king fleeing a revolution takes refuge in the United States. He is led by an advertising agent to make commercials, is suspected of being a communist, and testifies before the Un-American Activities Committee before ultimately returning to Europe
The Chaplin revue ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Charlie in seven of his best short films
My autobiography by Charlie Chaplin ( Book )
62 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best autobiography ever written by an actor. An astonishing work." 'Chicago Tribune Chaplin's heartfelt and hilarious autobiography tells the story of his childhood, the challenge of identifying and perfecting his talent, his subsequent film career and worldwide celebrity. In this, one of the very first celebrity memoirs, Chaplin displays all the charms, peculiarities and deeply-held beliefs that made him such an endearing and lasting character. Re-issued as part of Melville House's Neversink Library, My Autobiography offers dedicated Chaplin fans and casual admirers alike an astonishing glimpse into the the heart and the mind of Hollywood's original genius maverick. Take this unforgettable journey with the man George Bernard Shaw called "the only genius to come out of the movie industry" as he moves from his impoverished South London childhood to the heights of Hollywood wealth and fame; from the McCarthy-era investigations to his founding of United Artists to his "reverse migration" back to Europe, My Autobiography is a reading experience not to be missed
The Chaplin mutuals ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters, each of whom becomes involved with different people and situations, including an arson plot with a girlfriend's father, and a boss who impersonates a count
The Kid the idle class ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "The Kid" Chaplin becomes a foster father to an abandoned infant. In "The Idle Class" Chaplin plays a dual role of the familiar tramp and a look-alike aristocrat
The Chaplin Mutuals ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between May 1916 and October 1917, Chaplin produced a series of twelve films for the Mutual Film corporation which are considered his finest short comedies. This volume presents four films in which Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters. The Immigrant (11th Mutual film): Charlie and Edna are immigrants to the land of Liberty. The Adventurer (12th Mutual film): Charlie, an escaped convict, impersonates a wealthy yachtsman. The Cure (10th Mutual film): Chaplin is a wealthy inebriate drying out at a sanitarium. Easy Street (9th Mutual film): Charlie become a policemen in the city's toughest neighborhood
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tramp meets a millionaire who when drunk treats him as a friend but ignores him when sober, and he also wins the love of a blind girl
Tillie's punctured romance by Mack Sennett ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A country maid falls for a con man who steals her money. Charlie plays a city slicker and the Keystone Cops capture him after a boat chase
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay. This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
Charlie Chaplin the forgotten years ( )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Portuguese and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chaplin was forced to leave the U.S. in 1952, and lived with his family in Switzerland until his death in 1977. For the first time, a documentary film focuses on Chaplin's later years and his work as a prolific musical composer. Interviews with family, friends and colleagues offer insight into these forgotten years through intimate memories and entertaining anecdotes. Includes newly-found footage from private archives
A countess from Hong Kong by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russian émigré countess Natascha becomes a stowaway in the shipboard stateroom of U.S. diplomat Ogden in order to escape her life of forced prostitution in Hong Kong. Her plan is to blackmail her way to freedom in the States but Ogden has a mind of his own and can resist even the charms of a countess
Chaplin's Essanay comedies ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Čaplin, Č.
Cāplin, Cārlī, 1889-1977
Čaplin, Čarl'z.
Čaplin, Č'arlz 1889-1977
Čaplins, Čarlzs, 1889-1977
Čaplins, Čārlzs Spensers, 1889-1977
Chaplin, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charles
Chaplin, Charles, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charles, Sir, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charles Spencer.
Chaplin, Charles Spencer, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charles Spencer, Sir, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charley, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charlie.
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charly 1889-1977
Charles Chaplin
Charlot, 1889-1977
Sa-plin, Sác-li, 1889-1977
Sac-lô, 1889-1977
Sarlō, 1889-1977
Spencer, Charles.
Spencer Charles 1889-1977
Tsaplin, Tsarl Spenser, 1889-1977
Tshaplin, Tsharli.
Zhuobielin, 1889-1977
Чаплин, Чарли, 1889-1977
Чаплин, Чарльз, 1889-1977
Чаплин, Чарльз Спенсер, 1889-1977
טשאפלין, צ'רלי, 1889-1977
צ'פלין, צ'רלס, 1889-1977
شارلي شابلن، 1889-1977
چپلن، چارلى، 1889-1977
チャップリン, C.
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