The Chaplin Revue (1959)

13 Jun

Synopsis: 1959 film comprising three silent movies made by Charlie Chaplin. The three shorts included are A Dog’s Life, Shoulder Arms and The Pilgrim. All three star Chaplin’s trademark character, The Tramp. For the 1959 release, Chaplin added a soundtrack to help appeal to modern audiences. Chaplin also added extra footage including clips from World War I to express the context. He provides a personal introduction to each of the clips. Current releases of the compilation on DVD also feature other Chaplin films produced with First National such as Sunnyside and The Bond. Introductions by David Robinson, and behind-the-scenes footage are also included.

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Posted by on June 13, 2012 in Classic, Comedy, Working Class


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