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Sir Charlie Chaplin : the Funniest Man in the World

Author: Sid Fleischman
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin. Includes archival prints and photos.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Named Person: Charles Chaplin; Charles Chaplin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sid Fleischman
ISBN: 9780061896408 0061896403 9780061896415 0061896411
OCLC Number: 987375845
Description: 1 vol. (VI-268 p.) : ill., portr., jaquette ill. en coul. ; 27 cm.
Contents: The boy in the blue overcoat --
Bleak houses --
Life in the booby hatch --
Life with father --
Poster boy --
On becoming invisible --
Enter, Sherlock --
Don't mug too much --
A red nose --
A tipsy gentleman --
A comedian among the orange groves --
The galloping tintypes --
The lens louse --
Mable, the movie star --
Opus one: the sleepwalker --
Charlie and the ten grand rumor --
Chaplin and the cross-eyed man --
The millionaire tramp --
Dawn on Sunset Boulevard --
A marriage of mayflies --
Where's Charlie? --
Room service --
The eternal washtub --
Deja woes --
Don't eat peanuts or drop shells on the floor --
Silence spoken here --
The impertinent gesture --
Five francs a glance --
The red flag --
Welcome to Tomania --
The vaporous Jew --
The cockney cad --
Throw the rascal out! --
So long, Charlie --
Takes and mistakes --
Brimstone in the air --
Sir Charlie --
A life in concrete
Responsibility: by Sid Fleischman.

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A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin. Includes archival prints and photos.

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