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Charles chaplin

  1. 1. CharlesChaplin
  2. 2. Legendary Years16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977
  3. 3. British Comic Actor and Film Maker
  4. 4. Chaplin was one of the mostinfluential figures of the silent era. Screen character "The Tramp"became a global phenomenon and remains one of cinemas most iconic images
  5. 5. Raised in London, Chaplins childhood was defined by poverty and hardship. Barely knew his alcoholic Hanna Chaplin, Motherfather, and his mother was committed to a mental asylum
  6. 6. At 19 he was signed to theprestigious Fred Karno company, which took him to America
  7. 7. By 1918, he was one of the richest and most famous men in the world.
  8. 8. In 1919, Chaplin co-founded the distribution company United Artists
  9. 9. Best Works
  10. 10. The 1940s was a decademarked with controversy forChaplin, and his popularity declined rapidly.
  11. 11. Paulette Goddard, paired with Chaplinin Modern Times and The Great Dictator Spouse Charles Chaplin (1936–1942; divorced); this union was a source of controversy and speculation. Chaplin reportedly maintained they were married in China in 1936, but to private associates and family, he claimed they were never legally married, except in common law
  12. 12. He was accused of communist sympathies, while his involvement in a paternity suit and marriages to much younger women were considered scandalous.Spouse of Chaplin : m.1924-1928; divorced
  13. 13. Chaplin’s home in SwitzerlandForced to leave the United States and settled in Switzerland.
  14. 14. Chaplin wrote, directed,produced, edited, scored, and starred in most of his films.
  15. 15. He was a perfectionist, and his financialindependence meanthe often spent years on the development and production of a picture.
  16. 16. His films are characterised by slapstick combined with PathosMany contain social and political themes, as well as autobiographical elements
  17. 17. In 1972, as part of arenewed appreciation for his work, Chaplin received an Honorary Academy for "theincalculable effect he has had in making motion pictures the art form of this century".
  18. 18. The 2012 Sight & Sound poll tofind the greatest films of all time saw all 11 of Chaplins features receive a vote, while CityLights, Modern Times, The Great Dictator, and The Gold Rush polled in the top 250
  19. 19. His career in entertainmentspanned more than 75 years
  20. 20. "I cant stop ... ideas just keep popping into my head.""To work is to live — and I want to live.” Charles Chaplin Thank You

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