Ultimate Guide to Charlie Chaplin

a statue of Charlie Chaplin

Almost every one of us is familiar with the name Charlie Chaplin, and he’s known to be a great director, actor, and writer. But did you know that before he became successful, he went through a lot ever since he was a child?  Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor, composer, and … Read more

Profile of Mildred Harris

Black and white photo of Mildred Harris

Early Life and Career Born on November 29, 1901,Mildred Harris was an American actress who started her career in the show business at the age of eleven years old. She was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Anna Parsons Foote and Harry Harris, a telegraph operator. At an early age, Harris had appeared … Read more

Profile of Paulette Goddard

Paulette Goddard in the film, A Stranger Came Home

Paulette Goddard was a Broadway performer, a former child fashion model, and a renowned American actress of Paramount Pictures. Two of her notable films were the 1936s Modern Times and The Great Dictatorin the 1940s, wherein she played as Charlie Chaplin’s leading lady. Goddard’s Early Life and Career Marion Levy, also known … Read more

Who Was Charlie Chaplin?

first appearance of The Tramp character

Many movie enthusiasts probably know Charlie Chaplin as a prolific director, actor, and writer, but only a few people knew about his personal life and how he rose into becoming one of the greatest actors in film history. The success of Chaplin in the industry has totally overshadowed the hardships that he … Read more

Charlie Chaplin, the Director

While many people who are not movie fanatics know Charlie Chaplin as that actor who wore a bowler hat, tight clothes, and a peculiar mustached in silent films, only some of them might actually know that Chaplin directed almost all of the movies that he has starred in. It is obvious that … Read more

Charlie Chaplin Characterizations and Portrayals

Because Charlie Chaplin is such an iconic figure in cinema, he has appeared in multiple movies that are either about him or about other characters, although he is played by other actors in the industry. Here are some of the most popular characterizations and portrayals of Charlie Chaplin in entertainment. Chaplin (1992) … Read more

Charlie Chaplin’s Most Iconic Roles

Adenoid Hynkel in The Great Dictator

Charlie Chaplin has starred in over 80 films throughout his career, and of course, with so many movies found in his filmography, he has also played dozens of roles and characters. However, out of all of these portrayals, there are some roles that are considered to be the best ones that Chaplin … Read more

The Childhood of Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin in the Sherlock Holmes play

Charlie Chaplin’s life was like right out of the movies, as he experienced a true rag-to-riches story wherein he came from nothing and had almost everything that he wanted at the end of his career as an actor, director, and writer. In this article, we will focus on the childhood of Charlie … Read more

Guide to Charlie Chaplin’s United Artists Studios Films

Poster of Charlie Chaplin’s most accomplished film, City Lights

In 1923, Chaplin started working with United Artists studios – an American television digital production company the he helped he co-found. Also known as United Artists Corporation (UA), it was founded in 1919 by D. W. Griffin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Charlie Chaplin.  When Chaplin started releasing his films in United … Read more

Guide to Charlie Chaplin’s British Production Films

Image of Charlie Chaplin (right) and Jack Lemmon (left) in 1972 at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

In 1952, Charlie Chaplin traveled to Britain to promote the premiere of his film, Limelight. Through-out the tour, Chaplin learned that he had been refused a re-entry visa to the United States because of the political allegations at that time. Unable to return to the United States, Chaplin made his last two … Read more