Discovering Chaplin

July 31, 2012 admin 0

Charlie and Marion Davies in the theater at San Simeon (home of William Randolph Hearst), 1933. Marion is holding her pet dachshund, Gandhi.

Discovering Chaplin

July 31, 2012 admin 0

With French comedian Max Linder.  Charlie considered Linder his master & once gave him a photograph with the inscription, “To Max, the Professor, from his […]

Discovering Chaplin

July 31, 2012 admin 0

Chaplin directs the scene in Modern Times where the Gamine (Paulette Goddard) steals bananas and tosses them to the hungry children on the dock. This […]

Discovering Chaplin

July 30, 2012 admin 0

Charlie with his daughter Geraldine and her son, Shane Saura Chaplin (who was named after Geraldine’s uncle, Shane O’Neill), c. 1974.

Discovering Chaplin

July 29, 2012 admin 0

Charlie applying his makeup in the lion’s cage on the set of The Circus. Henry Bergman is seated in the white shirt.

Discovering Chaplin

July 28, 2012 admin 0

The bowler hat, cane, and boots in the above photo were part of a Christie’s auction of Charlie Chaplin memorabilia from 1987. According to my […]

Discovering Chaplin

July 28, 2012 admin 4

Charlie with his sons, Sydney (left) and Charlie, Jr., at the circus, 1934. The boys are wearing their Black Foxe Military Academy uniforms.