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Limelight (1952)

Limelight, starring Charlie Chaplin as Calvero
Limelight (1952) starring Charlie Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Sydney Chaplin, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton  Limelight is a truly wonderful film; it swiftly became one of my favorites. In a nutshell, it’s the story of a once-great stage comedian (Calvero, a formerly great tramp clown, played by  Charlie Chaplin), who’s...
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The Chaplin Revue (1959)

The Chaplin Revue - A Dog's Life, Shoulder Arms, Sunnyside, A Day's Pleasure, The Idle Class, Pay Day, The Pilgrim
The Chaplin Revue (1959) — €”containing A Dog’s Life, Shoulder Arms, Sunnyside, A Day’€™s Pleasure, The Idle Class, Payday, and The Pilgrim Synopsis of The Chaplin Revue:  The Chaplin Revue is a 2 DVD set of some of Charlie Chaplin’s finest silent films. In 1959, Charlie Chaplin created “The...
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Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

Tillie's Punctured Romance, starring Marie Dressler and Charlie Chaplin - available for download from Amazon.com
 movie review of Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914) starring Marie Dressler, Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand In Tillie;s Punctured Romance, Charlie Chaplin is not playing his beloved Little Tramp character.   Instead, he plays a city slicker, a con man who, after a fight with his girlfriend (Mabel Normand), has...
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A Countess from Hong Kong

A Countess from Hong Kong - Sophia Loren, Marlon Brando
 Editorial review of A Countess from Hong Kong, (1967) starring Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, directed by Charlie Chaplin, courtesy of Amazon.com  Charlie Chaplin’s last film is the cinematic equivalent of Willie Mays staying too long in baseball–a sad farewell from someone who has clearly lost his touch. Marlon...
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A King in New York (1957)

A King in New York
movie review of A King in New York (1957) starring Charlie Chaplin, Dawn Addams  There are some people who consider A King in New York to be a bitter screed against the United States of America by Charlie Chaplin, after his exile from it.   I totally disagree;...
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Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times
Summary of Modern Times,  (1936), starring Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard Modern Times begins with Charlie Chaplin as Charlie the Little Tramp gainfully employed at a factory, although the strict regimentation is driving him to the brink … and then over the brink, when the factory owner has him...
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The Great Dictator (1940)

The Great Dictator - Charlie Chaplin
The Great Dictator, starring Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert The Great Dictator, possibly the most well-known of Charlie Chaplin’s films, was a timely satire on Nazisim and fascism in general, and Adolph Hitler in particular. In it, Charlie Chaplin plays a...
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