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Charlie Chaplin
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Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, film director and composer best known for his work in the United States during the silent film era. He became the most famous film star in the world before the end of World War I. Chaplin used mime, slapstick and other visual comedy routines, and continued well into the era of the talkies, though his films decreased in frequency from the end of the 1920s. His most famous role was that of The Tramp, which he first played in the Keystone comedy Kid Auto Races at Venice in 1914. From the April 1914 one-reeler Twenty Minutes of Love onwards he was writing and directing most of his films, by 1916 ... more »

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  • Se bella piu satore, je notre so catore,
    Je notre qui cavore, je la qu', la qui, la quai!
    Le spinash or le busho, cigaretto toto bello,
    Ce rakish spagoletto, si la tu, la tu, la t...
    Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. A Worker (Charles Chaplin), Modern Times, opening words of the nonsense song Chapl...
  • ''They walked out on me. They haven't done that since I was a beginner. The cycle's complete.''
    Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. Calvero (Charles Chaplin), Limelight, to Terry (Claire Bloom) after he fails miser...
  • ''A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.''
    Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. Calvero (Charles Chaplin), Limelight, to Terry (Claire Bloom) after she finds him ...
  • ''Live can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough.''
    Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. Calvero (Charles Chaplin), Limelight, to Terry (Claire Bloom) as he lectures her o...
  • ''The heart and the mind ... what an enigma.''
    Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. Calvero (Charles Chaplin), Limelight, as he is dying backstage at a benefit in his...
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