Charlie Chaplin – A Pictorial

 

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

Charlie Chaplin

 

“I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

Charlie Chaplin

 

“I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

Charlie Chaplin as The Tramp 1915

 

“All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in “The Kid” (1921)

 

“Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

Gloria Swanson, Charles Chaplin and Marion Davies at the premiere of “City Lights” in Los Angeles – January 30, 1931

 

“The glamour of it all! New York! America!” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, and Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.

 

“I have no further use for America. I wouldn’t go back there if Jesus Christ was President.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard at a dinner honoring Walt Disney Sep. 28, 1933, Hollywood (Image by Bettmann/Corbis)

 

“I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

 

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4 Responses to “Charlie Chaplin – A Pictorial”

  1. […] Charlie Chaplin – A Pictorial  […]

  2. […] moved to Keystone Studios where he worked with Mabel Normand and Harold Lloyd. He mentored Charlie Chaplin and discovered Buster Keaton and Bob Hope. Arbuckle became one of the most popular silent stars of […]

  3. […] the silent film ‘Kid Auto Races at Venice’ premieres in theaters, featuring the actor Charlie Chaplin in his first screen appearance as the “Little Tramp,” the character that would become his […]

  4. […] and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent film era. In a career that spanned more than 75 years, Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona “the Tramp” and is considered one of […]

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