British actress & singer Shani Wallis performs in this deleted scene from A King In New York. Charlie wrote the music, lyrics, and, judging from […]
Interspersed in the film are images from Chaplin’s most recent (up to that time) trip to Italy in September 1957 when he was there to […]
“Break through” was his favorite instruction….Another thing he taught me was not to nod my head when I was acting. This infuriated him. “Remember to […]
When Charlie/King Shahdov was fingerprinted during the filming of a scene, the fingerprint sheet was thrown out. An admirer fished it out of the trash […]
Chaplin plays King Shahdov, a deposed monarch who seeks refuge in America. Shahdov pantomimes an order for caviar in a loud nightclub. On the left […]
Photos by Sabine Weiss.