Chaplin, Charlie 1889-1977
Most widely held works about Charlie Chaplin
Most widely held works by Charlie Chaplin
My autobiography by Charlie Chaplin ( Book )
179 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 23 languages and held by 3,080 libraries worldwide
Récit autobiographique du grand comédien. Comporte de nombreux souvenirs concernant les personnes qu'il a fréquentées ou simplement rencontrées. Index des noms et des sujets.
Gold rush ( Visual )
171 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,930 libraries worldwide
The Little Tramp searches for gold and love in the Klondike. Includes both a restored version of the original 1925 silent film, and the 1942 re-issue, the latter featuring a new score and narration written and spoken by Charles Chaplin.
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl and attempts to obtain money from a millionaire to help her regain her sight.
The Great dictator ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,651 libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator at which point he makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers.
Modern times ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
A devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers, with Charlie as a factory worker, jailbird, night watchman, and a singing waiter. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but voices emanate from TV sets and radios.
Modern times ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
An imaginative, often slapstick satire on the alienating and disruptive effects of mass production and automation. Charlie Chaplin, in his last portrayal of his famous character the Tramp, goes from a factory worker to jailbird to night watchman to singing waiter, beset on all fronts by bad luck, misunderstandings, and unfortunate circumstances beyond his control. Befriended only by a lovely but wild street waif, he labors against all odds to make a life for himself. Primarily a silent film with music, sound effects, and some spoken and sung dialogue.
My life in pictures by Charlie Chaplin ( Book )
27 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Limelight ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Set in 1914 London, the film stars Chaplin as an aging music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. But he gets a final opportunity to shine when he saves a young, equally desperate ballet dancer from suicide, then guides her to triumph on the stage.
Monsieur Verdoux ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 707 libraries worldwide
In this dark comedy first released during WWII, Henri Vedoux, played by Charlie Chaplin, supports his family by first marrying, and then killing wealthy widows. On another level the film is an indictment of war in which mass murder is legalized, celebrated and paraded. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."
The kid ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 627 libraries worldwide
The Tramp rescues an abandoned baby and raises him to become his inseparable sidekick.
Charlie Chaplin's own story by Charlie Chaplin ( Book )
12 editions published between 1916 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 libraries worldwide
A king in New York A woman of Paris ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
A king in New York: A king fleeing a revolution takes refuge in the USA. He is led by an advertising agent to make commercials, is suspected of being a communist, testifies before the Un-American Activities Committee and returns to Europe ; A woman of Paris: When her elopement to her beau fails, Marie winds up in Paris as a kept woman whose attempt at reconciliation with her true love only leads to more grief and, finally, tragedy.
The circus ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 479 libraries worldwide
A tramp fleeing the police takes refuge in a circus, becomes a clown by accident, and falls for an equestrienne.
The Chaplin revue ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Features Charlie in seven of his best short films.
Charlie Chaplin : interviews by Charlie Chaplin ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
The Gold rush ; Pay day ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
"The Gold rush" is the film by which Chaplin wanted to be remembered, and was voted by international film critics as the best comedy ever. Chaplin plays a Lone Prospector who seeks his fortune in the Klondike where he falls for a dance hall queen. In "Pay day" we share a day on the job and a night on the town with a slow working but nimble witted laborer.
The Kid ; The Idle class ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1921 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 324 libraries worldwide
In "The Kid" Chaplin becomes a foster father to an abandoned infant. In "The Idle Class" Chaplin plays a dual role of the familiar tramp and a look-alike aristocrat.
City lights ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 305 libraries worldwide
A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl.
The Chaplin mutuals ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays a variety of comedic characters, each of whom becomes involved with different people and situations, including an arson plot with a girlfriend's father, and a boss who impersonates a count.
The great dictator ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
In Chaplin's first talkie, he plays the duel role of dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber who is a dead-ringer look-alike for der Nutsie...and who thwarts his plans for world domination.
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Chaplin, Charles, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charles, Sir, 1889-1977
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Chaplin, Charles Spencer, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charles Spencer, Sir, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charley, 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charlie 1889-1977
Chaplin, Charly 1889-1977
Sa-plin, Sác-li, 1889-1977
Spencer, Charles 1889-1977
Tsaplin, Tsarl Spenser, 1889-1977
Чаплин, Чарльз Спенсер, 1889-1977
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