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Charlie Chaplin


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Chaplin's brilliant comedy-regarded by many as his masterpiece -about Man versus the Machine, with Charlie at work on the production line in an automated factory. Apart from a comic song in gibberish Charlie remained silent as ever, and though the film was made several years after the coming of the talkies Charlie's own boisterous music provides the accompaniment to this the greatest of all comedy films.
Written, -produced and directed by CHARLES CHAPLIN
(Black and whiter Films: pages 16-17


Directed By: Charles Chaplin
A Tramp: Charlie Chaplin
A Gamin: Paulette Goddard
A Café Proprietor: Henry Bergman
A Méchanic: Chester Conklin
The Burglars: Stanley Sandford
The Burglars: Hank Mann
The Burglars: Louis Natheux
President of a Steel Corporation: Allen Garcia

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