|Charlie dancing with toilet paper.|
|Charlie and May with airplane manufacturer, Anthony Fokker.
Reeves later recalled that the two men performed “a comic sketch:
two monkeys scratching themselves constantly, looking for fleas and eating them.”
|Chaplin with car manufacturer, Andre Citroen.|
*According to Reeves’ memoir, she became pregnant in St. Moritz. Not surprisingly, Chaplin was less than thrilled with the news. Shortly after their separation in March, May had a miscarriage which she claims was induced by Chaplin when he forced her to go on a long skiing expedition. I have always found this story a bit hard to believe. Even if Chaplin was displeased about May’s pregnancy (if she was pregnant at all), a skiing expedition was hardly a plausible strategy for inducing a miscarriage, especially at this very early stage in her pregnancy.