By Richard Carr
Richard Carr’s Charlie Chaplin places politics on the centre of the filmmaker’s lifestyles because it appears to be like past Chaplin’s function as a comedic determine to his consistent political engagement either off and on the display.
Drawing from a wealth of archival assets from around the globe, Carr presents an in-depth exam of Chaplin’s existence as he made his manner from Lambeth to la. From his stories within the workhouse to his arguable romantic relationships and his connections with a number of the prime political figures of his day, this ebook sheds new mild on Chaplin’s deepest existence and introduces him as a key social commentator of the time.
Whether drawn to Hollywood and Hitler or communism and star, Charlie Chaplin is vital studying for all scholars of twentieth-century history.
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