The Dark Side of Charlie Chaplin

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Published on 7 May 2022, 15:00
What secrets did silent film's biggest star keep quiet?

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Charlie Chaplin In Modern Times
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VIDEO
Silent film stars Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Charlie Chaplin and director D W Griffith sign contract establishing United Artists
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Charlie Chaplin is marrying his leading lady, Lita Grey.
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B/W 1920's close up of Charlie Chaplin
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Marlon Brando interview
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'A Countess from Hong Kong' film premiere
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Film: Charlie Chaplin premiere 'Modern Times':
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Rome Vs. Carthage
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There's Gold in Them There Hills
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Back to the Silent Age!
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Vanessa Redgrave with new baby
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The Little Tramp has ice cream with a woman but spills it is chased by the police through the cafe.
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Lita Grey Chaplin makes appeal for benefit at the Palace Theater
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Charlie Chaplin and wife Oona arrive L.A.P.
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Student actor tries out for Mask and Wig Club at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
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Early silent films include a kissing couple and Fatty Arbuckle in "A Village Scandal"
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Early film actors William S. Hart, Clara Kimball Young and Sidney Drew in silent movie scenes
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Twelfth annual Golden Globes Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, California, in 1955
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Racist depiction - 1860s Ku Klux Klan members put on their masks while riding horses
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Racist depiction - 1860s Ku Klux Klan ride horses down a dirt road
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Racist depiction - 1860s servant in blackface and guest butt heads
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Racist depiction - 1860s Ku Klux Klan lynch an African American man, throw his body on a politician's doorstep
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1915 Household members poke their heads up through rubble of explosion as Charlie Chaplin pops head out of exploded stove
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1915 Distracted Charlie Chaplin amuses himself playing with skirted figurine and looking up the skirt
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1915 Irritated boss directs distracted Charlie Chaplin as they prepare wallpaper and paste before decorating
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1915 Struggling Charlie Chaplin rolls backward while pulling a horse cart for boss and nearly get hit by streetcar
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1915 Charlie Chaplin struggles to pull cart with angry, bossy employer and they nearly get hit by streetcar
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Charlie Chaplin arrives at London Airport
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Comenack fopr Charlie Chaplin
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"Citizen Kane" world premiere at RKO Palace Theatre in New York City, 1941
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Jazz band musicians
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Chaplin, Turpin
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Charlie Chaplin at Comedie Francais where he received French Legion of Honor rosette
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Charlie Chaplin and wife Oona O'Neil at the Comedie Francais where he is to receive the French
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