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Chaplin's Goliath : in search of Scotland's forgotten star

Author: Fran RobertsonKevin MacdonaldEric CampbellCharlie ChaplinBill PattersonAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2003]
Series: Blackhawk Films collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of silent film star Eric Campbell, who appeared in many of Charlie Chaplin's films as a villain. Follows the life of the Scottish actor from Dunoon in Scotland, through his years in the music halls, to his short but intense film career and the bizarre final six months of his life before he was killed in an automobile accident in December 1917.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Biography
Named Person: Eric Campbell; Charlie Chaplin; Eric Campbell; Charlie Chaplin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fran Robertson; Kevin Macdonald; Eric Campbell; Charlie Chaplin; Bill Patterson; Figment Films (Firm); Scottish Arts Council Lottery Fund.; Scottish Film Production Fund.; Scottish Television Limited.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52730402
Credits: Camera, Neve Cunningham ; editor, David Moore ; music, Donald Fraser ; narrator, Bill Patterson.
Performer(s): Narrator, Bill Patterson.
Event notes: Originally produced in 1996.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min., 14 sec.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Details: DVD, NTSC.; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: One of Scotland's own --
Obsessed with acting --
The musical artist --
Fred Karno's fun factory --
The Campbell-Chaplin connection --
Hollywood gold rush --
A bona fide co-star --
Quite a family affair --
Outtakes --
The Chaplin craze --
Big Uncle Eric --
Wilshire & Vermont --
A big man, a big star.
Series Title: Blackhawk Films collection.
Other Titles: In search of Scotland's forgotten star
Goliath
Responsibility: Figment Films and the Scottish Arts Council Lottery Fund in association with the Scottish Film Production Fund for Scottish Television ; producer, Fran Robertson ; director, Kevin Macdonald.

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Presents the life of silent film star Eric Campbell, who appeared in many of Charlie Chaplin's films as a villain. Follows the life of the Scottish actor from Dunoon in Scotland, through his years in the music halls, to his short but intense film career and the bizarre final six months of his life before he was killed in an automobile accident in December 1917.

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