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Weekend Event: Charlie Chaplin, Master of Cinema, and his 6 Films

Certain names are associated with cinema from the past. For me, Charlie Chaplin comes first. Today I have compiled ten fascinating facts about Charlie Chaplin and six movies that you might enjoy. Enjoy watching!

Ten facts you might not know about Charlie Chaplin

  1. Charlie Chaplin was the first actor to grace the cover of TIME magazine.
  2. When her eighth child was created, she was 73 years old.
  3. He could also play the cello, and the viola.
  4. He took part in the contest “Looking Like Charlie Chaplin”, and came third.
  5. Asteroid located between Venus and Mars is named after Charlie Chaplin. Full name: 3626 Chaplin.
  6. After her death, her purse, and wand, which were always worn, were auctioned for $150,000
  7. Charlie Chaplin was wealthy, but preferred to live in small hotels. He kept the checks he got in the trunk of the car.
  8. Charlie Chaplin’s eyes had a blue tint. We’ve only seen him in black and white movies so we don’t know much about him.
  9. Marlon brando described himself as the “most sadistic person” he had ever met.
  10. It is believed that he was a perfectionist and shot the exact same scene 342 times.

The Circus (Cambazhane).

Construction Year 1928

IMDb: 8.1

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia

Chaplin portrays the role of a vagrant, who is chased by police and ends up in a circus. Sharlo is attracted to the circus owner’s attention and discovers his comedy talents, which he had not known about before.

The Gold Rush

Construction Year 1925

IMDb: 8.2

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray

The “Gold Rush” refers to a time in Alaska’s history when gold prospectors had hope. The “little guy” is not one of those who succumb to fear and are afraid of the dangers of death on dangerous roads. He struggles with hunger, murderers, and cold but he discovers the wealth he never could have and is happy to be with the woman who was a part of this adventure. Charlie Chaplin is the man who makes everyone laugh with his every move.

The Kid (Egg).

Construction Year 1921

IMDb: 8.3

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan

After giving birth, Edna’s husband abandons her. The mother left to her own devices cannot care for her child and abandons the child in the streets. Charlie has a soft heart, so he takes the abandoned baby along.

The Great Dictator

Year of construction: 1940

IMDb: 8.4

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie

Adenoid Hynkel, the dictator who decimated his country through his decisions and administration in another dictatorship like Nazi Germany, doesn’t know that Adenoid Hynkel is also a highly-pure Jewish barber. Hynkel’s soldiers begin gathering the Jews one at a time to transport them to concentration camps. However, Hynkel’s soldiers are confused by the similarities between Hynkel and the Jewish barber.

Modern Times

Year of construction: 1936

IMDb: 8.5

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Gottdard, Henry Bergman

This film is both a black comedy, and fundamentally critical in every way. Sharlo’s lifestyle has changed meets a lonely girl. Because Şarlo, who works hard in a factory, cannot keep up with this pace, it is decided that he is not mentally healthy due to various misunderstandings, and he is hospitalized. Charlo, who was seen coming out of the hospital, is believed to be a communist. He is also imprisoned this time for the red flag that he waved aimlessly.

City Lights

Construction Year 1931

IMDb: 8.5

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill and Florence Lee

A good-hearted thug falls madly in love with a blind florist seller. He presents himself to the girl and says he is a rich man. She believes she can knock the man out and get the money to fix the eyes of the girl that she loves. He is encouraged to be friendly, and makes promises to a millionaire whose lives he saved. But wealthy people are used to living hypocritical lives while being polite.