Showing posts with label Strauss-Peyton. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Strauss-Peyton. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Photo by Strauss-Peyton, 1921

A rarely seen pose from this sitting.

I can't read Charlie's inscription very well. To Benny?

Friday, September 12, 2014

A couple more rarely-seen Strauss-Peyton poses from 1921

Swedish Nordisk Konst postcard. Collection of Phil Posner.

I believe these are from the same sitting as the other Strauss-Peyton photo I posted earlier this week.
Charlie is just wearing a different suit.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Autographed portrait, 1922

Photo by Strauss-Peyton, 1921.

This particular pose is new to me. A similar photo was included in Chaplin's autobiography but his hands are outside of his pockets.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Chaplin by Strauss-Peyton, 1921

Many believe this series of photos by the Strauss-Peyton studio were taken in the late 1910s but it seems they were actually taken in 1921, possibly following Charlie's return from Europe. I think Charlie himself is to blame for the confusion because one of the photos from this shoot is in his autobiography with a caption that says "At the time of my marriage to Mildred Harris" (which took place in 1918).

The top photo appeared in a February 1922 issue of Photoplay as "His Latest Photograph" (The original photo was flipped in the wrong direction, so I flipped it back. This is a little pet peeve of mine.) The following copyright information is printed underneath the photo:

Another photo from the same session has a Strauss-Peyton stamp with the 1921 date (partially cut-off): 

I also believe this commonly-seen photo is from the same 1921 session, Charlie is just wearing a different suit: