Happy 128th Birthday Charlie Chaplin

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Today is the 128th birthday of Charlie Chaplin.  His comedic timing and on-screen brilliance are often imitated, but never have they been completely duplicated.  Watch any of his silent films you can, but also make a point of watching The Great Dictator, specifically his speech called A Message To Mankind.  Links are below.  You will understand clearly how much of a visionary he was and how we can still learn from him today.  Plus, his films are plain fun.  The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.

NAME: Charlie Chaplin
OCCUPATION: Comedian
BIRTH DATE: April 16, 1889
DEATH DATE: December 25, 1977
PLACE OF BIRTH: London, England, United Kingdom
PLACE OF DEATH: Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland
FULL NAME: Sir Charles Spencer, KBE

BEST KNOWN FOR:  Charlie Chaplin was a comedic British…

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3 thoughts on “Happy 128th Birthday Charlie Chaplin

  1. My husband and I just finished City Lights as we began it months ago but the video was clipped at the end. 😦 A charming movie. I was surprised how much I liked it as at first I was like, “A silent movie? Lame.”

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