Monday, 4 January 2010

Charles Chaplin

Tomorrow, 5 January, The London Film Museum in County Hall opens its new exhibition Charlie Chaplin – The Great Londoner. It tells his rags-to-riches story in 6 main sections: 1) A London Boyhood, 2) A Child of the Theatre (his parents were impoverished vaudeville performers and Charlie followed in their footsteps), 3) America and the movies, 4) The Tramp, 5) Citizen of the World, 6) The Happy Exile. Entry is included in the admission price of the London Film Museum. Click the title link.

2 Comments:

At 5/1/10, Anonymous Anonymous said...

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN CHARLIE"S LONDON BOYHOOD CHECK OUT CHAPLIN A LIFE--a new biography. For reviews go to:

http://www.lep.co.uk/bookreviews/Chaplin-A-Life--Stephen.5926536.jp
OR
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2009/1221/1224261044300.html

 
At 6/1/10, Blogger Coxsoft Art said...

If I'm right, this is the author who helped curate the new Chaplin exhibition, so worth checking out.

 

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