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Highlighted Histories – Charlie Chaplin Pt. 2

The second half is here!

Tom and Ian discuss the rest of Charlie Chaplin’s life, including becoming an independent film producer, the peak and fall of popularity, as well as communist accusations and receiving the longest standing ovation in Academy Award history…

TIME STAMPS : Things we Talk / Laugh About

0.00 Introductions to Part 2
1.12 Production changes after becoming independent / Charlies Perfectionism
2.44 Charlies second marriage to Lita Grey + Controversy
4.34 The Next films made, ‘The Gold Rush’ and ‘The Circus’
5.47 Sound being introduced into film + ‘City Lights’ film
8.08 ‘Modern Times’ film
9.22 Charlies third marriage + More controversy
9.54 ‘The Great Dictator’ Film
10.47 ‘Monsieur Verdoux’ film / Falling popularity
12.04 ‘Limelight’ film / Getting Older
13.40 Banning from the U.S after communist accusations
14.45 Formal Recognition of this work
15.53 Charlies Oscar Ceremony
16.46 Charlies Death / Unexpected Event / Quick Facts
18.57 Outro
19.38 Joke of the Day
21.05 End

SHOWNOTES:

Charlie Eats his shoe, ‘The Gold Rush’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u65lvwfTPtM

‘City Lights’ Final Scene
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJKfmsuvGHg&t=11s

The Great Dictator Finale Speech
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7GY1Xg6X20

1972 Oscars Standing Ovation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Pl-qvA1X8&t=16s

Charlie Chaplin’s Favorite Recipes !
https://www.charliechaplin.com/en/articles/223-Charlie-Chaplin-His-Recipes-

Sources:

Youtube Video about ‘Dramady’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8oxQWYnNqc

Charlie Chaplin Website:
https://www.charliechaplin.com/

Britannica Page:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charlie-Chaplin

Wikipedia Page:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charlie-Chaplin

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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

Sources

Youtube Video about ‘Dramady’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8oxQWYnNqc

Charlie Chaplin Website:
https://www.charliechaplin.com/

Britannica Page:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charlie-Chaplin

Wikipedia Page:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charlie-Chaplin