The Essential Chaplin

Perspectives on the Life And Art of the Great Comedian

by Richard Schickel

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Title
The Essential Chaplin
Subtitle
Perspectives on the Life And Art of the Great Comedian
Author
Richard Schickel

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Presents essays on the life and accomplishments of the filmmaker, discussing the impact of his early life of poverty on the the recurring themes of his films, the evolution and refinement of his movie-making techniques, and his final recognition as a comic genius.