Highlighted Histories Podcast

Highlighted Histories – Charlie Chaplin Pt. 1

Charlie Chaplin has been described as one of the greatest film makers of all time. His comic character ‘The Tramp’ became an icon in silent film, with his unique blend of comedy and empathy, chaos and care.

In this episode of Highlighted Histories, Tom and Ian take a look into the early life of Charlie Chaplin.

Next week we will be releasing part 2 of this two part mini series.

TIME STAMPS : Things we Talk / Laugh About

0.00 Introductions
1.13 Disclaimer !
2.24 Charlie Chaplin Introduction
3.35 Upbringing and Childhood
4.43 First performing work – Clog Dancing
5.30 Transitioning to Comedy / Performing in Sherlock Holmes 
7.53 Career Patterns 
8.44 Becoming a comedic touring performer
9.32 Being Scouted for Film / Joining Keystone Studios
12.46 Signing with Essanay Company film Studios
14.09 Signing with Mutual Company film Studios
15.42 A reason for Charlies success
17.00 Signing with First Nationals Film Company / Seeking Independence / Personal Life
18.43 First Marriage, and making of the Film ‘ The Kid’
19.15 Reasons behind the sucess of ‘The Kid’ film
21.05 Outro
21.35 Joke of the Day
22.29 End


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