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Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin

Columns

Wednesday, January 12 2011

Charlie Chaplin, Tramping Step by Step

The tremendously popular Charlie Chaplin movies were played until they fell apart and flaked off the nitrate, and time's warping and woofing did the rest.


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Thursday, January 6 2011

'Chaplin at Keystone': The Tramp Lives On!

Charlie Chaplin’s masterstroke of creating the bittersweet tramp as a stand-in for every modern person, and putting that character through the ringer of modernity and its challenges, changed comedy forever. And it still works.


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