Sir Charlie Chaplin
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Sir Charlie Chaplin the funniest man in the world by Sid Fleischman

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Chaplin, Charlie, -- 1889-1977 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Comedians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sid Fleischman.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
LC ClassificationsPN2287.C5 F56 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23391878M
ISBN 109780061896408, 9780061896415
LC Control Number2009019689

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Ten part reading from Chaplin's 's autobiography. Although his book covers much of his life, this extract covers the period only as far as his departure for the USA with Fred Karno's troupe. Everyone knew Charlie - Charlie Chaplin. Escaping the London slums of his tragic childhood, he took Hollywood like a conquistador with a Cockney accent. With his gift for pantomime in films that had not yet acquired vocal cords, he was soon rubbing elbows with royalty and dining on gold plates in his own Beverly Hills mansion. Find books like Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Sir Charli.   Buy a cheap copy of Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man book by Sid Fleischman. See him? That little tramp twitching a postage stamp of a mustache, politely lifting his bowler hat, and leaning on a bamboo cane with the confidence of a Free shipping over $

  Charlie Chaplin, byname of Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (born Ap , London, England—died Decem , Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland), British comedian, producer, writer, director, and composer who is widely regarded as the greatest comic artist of the screen and one of the most important figures in motion-picture history. Sir Charles (Charlie) Spencer Chaplin was comedic actor, film director, composer and musician. He was born in the United Kingdom and moved to the United States of America (USA) in and. Chaplin: Genius of the Cinema by Jeffrey Vance. K likes. The "official" Facebook page for the book CHAPLIN: GENIUS OF THE CINEMA as well as a resource of Chaplin news, events, trivia, and high Followers: K.   SIR CHARLES SPENCER “CHARLIE” CHAPLIN was born in in London to impoverished parents. He began performing at age ten as a member of a juvenile clog-dance troupe. In , while he was touring with a vaudeville act in the US, Keystone films recruited Chaplin to /5(12).