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Charlie Chaplin and his times

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Published by Cooper Square Press, Distributed by National Book Network in New York, Lanham, MD .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Comedians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKenneth S. Lynn.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.C5 L94 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination604 p. :
      Number of Pages604
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3563081M
      ISBN 10081541255X
      LC Control Number2002031420

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Charlie Chaplin and His Times. One of America's most distinguished biographers, Lynn goes far beyond a mere recounting of the well-known events in Chaplin's career.

By setting his life, his art, and his controversial politics in the context of his times, Lynn gives the book extra richness and dimension/5.

Charlie Chaplin and His Times Hardcover – March 3, by Kenneth S. Lynn (Author)Cited by: He addresses Chaplin's political influences and convictions and brings a keen, critical intelligence to the meaning to Chaplin's films to illuminate his elusive genius. Presenting new and deeper understanding of both the bright and dark sides of this extraordinary man, Charlie Chaplin and His Times 4/5(12).

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(Publisher) & 0 more out of 5 stars 12 ratings/5(11). Although it's based largely on secondary sources (earlier Chaplin bios, the published memoirs of people who knew him, press accounts), the book provides a vivid portrait of Chaplin's intensely.

CHARLIE CHAPLIN AND HIS TIMES User Review - Kirkus. An accomplished and highly readable contribution to the recent wave of revisionist Chaplin biographies (such as Joyce Milton's Tramp, ).4/5(1). It seems the author has a growing distaste for Charlie Chaplin, and especially his politics as the book goes on.

This is a good thing. CC was not at all an angel. A sycophant may have varnished over the unpleasantness. Lynn goes into full tilt sneer mode concerning Chaplin in the MacCarthy era.

One of America's most distinguished biographers, Lynn goes far beyond a mere recounting of the well-known events in Chaplin's career. By setting his life, his art, and his controversial politics in the context of his times, Lynn gives the book extra richness and : Charlie Chaplin and his times.

[Kenneth Schuyler Lynn] -- One of America's most distinguished biographers, Lynn goes far beyond a mere recounting of the well-known events in Chaplin's career. By setting his life, his art, and his controversial politics in Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Charlie Chaplin and his times. [Kenneth S Lynn] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Charles Chaplin: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth S Lynn. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Recently, there was Joyce Milton’s “Tramp: The Life of Charlie Chaplin,” and now Kenneth S.

Lynn’s “Charlie Chaplin and His Times.” Both books are big, each devoting more than pages to his. This book focuses on the re-invigoration of Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp persona in America from the point at which Chaplin reached the acme of his disfavor in the States, promoted by the media, through his departure from America forever inand ending with his death in Switzerland in   The long-awaited New York Times bestselling memoir of seven-time Grammy-nominated artist Charlie Wilson, the iconic R&B and Funk singer-songwriter-producer and former lead singer of The Gap Band—interwoven with his recollections of collaborating Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Find more information about: ISBN: Kenneth S. Lynn's biography of Charlie Chaplin reveals a comic genius who wore many masks and a man with both a bright and a dark side to his character. He separates the facts of Chaplin's life from the actor's own artful fictions.

He addresses Chaplin's political influences and convictions and brings a keen, critical intelligence to the meaning to Chaplin's films to illuminate his elusive genius.

Presenting new and deeper understanding of both the bright and dark sides of this extraordinary man, Charlie Chaplin and His Times is a towering achievement.

Charlie Chaplin and His Times - Charlie Chaplin and His Times audiobook, by Kenneth S. Lynn With the psychologically penetrating insight that marked his award-winning Hemingway, Kenneth Lynn probes beneath the mystique of the “Little Tramp,” the first true worldwide celebrity.

This landmark, full-scale biography reveals the inner man whose unmatched comic genius masked a complex. Chaplin and American Culture. This is the first book focusing on the relationship between Chaplin and American public that was perhaps the stormiest in the History of American Stardom.

Charles Maland traces the ups and downs of Chaplin’s star image from when he began his movie at Mac Sennett’s Keystone Studio to the ’s when his.

Charles Spencer Chaplin was born on 16 April to Hannah Chaplin (born Hannah Harriet Pedlingham Hill) and Charles Chaplin is no official record of his birth, although Chaplin believed he was born at East Street, Walworth, in South London.

His parents had married four years previously, at which time Charles Sr. became the legal guardian of Hannah's illegitimate son, Sydney. With his own studio and his stock company of close collaborators, Chaplin began making his greatest movies: The Kid (), The Gold Rush (), The Circus (), City Lights (), Modern Times (), and The Great Dictator ()—an unassailable collection of work that has enshrined him in the collective consciousness of world culture.

Chaplin is widely considered a “freethinker,” or what you might call a religious skeptic. Opinion is divided concerning whether he was an agnostic or an atheist, but I’m going with agnostic. His son wrote in his book, My Father, Charlie Chaplin, that his father said repeatedly: I’m.

An accomplished and highly readable contribution to the recent wave of revisionist Chaplin biographies (such as Joyce Milton's Tramp, ). Reviled at the height of the Cold War as a moral bankrupt and a Communist sympathizer, then apologetically forgiven in the '70s as a persecuted genius, Chaplin is now under attack again.

Perhaps time, which wounds all heels, has allowed a proper. Charlie Chaplin (Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin), –, English film actor, director, producer, writer, and composer, b. London. Chaplin began on the music-hall stage and then joined a pantomime troupe. While on tour in the United States, he was recruited by Mack Sennett.

Chaplin merged physical grace, disrespect for authority, and. Buy Charlie Chaplin and His Times Unabridged by Lynn, Kenneth S (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Good book lots of Information. What did you love best about Charlie Chaplin and His Times.

The writer gives a great deal of detail quoting a number of other books and how they differ in information and structure, this is a good book if you wanted to find out something about the man and his life.

In lateCharlie Chaplin’s name first began appearing on marquees. By the end of the following year, moviegoers couldn’t get enough of him and his iconic persona, the Little Tramp.

Perpetually outfitted with baggy pants, a limp cane, and a dusty bowler hat, the character became so beloved that Chaplin was mobbed by fans, journalists. Official films.

In Chaplin established his official filmography with the publication of his book, My filmography consisted of 80 motion pictures released since Further detail was added to it in David Robinson's biography, Chaplin: His Life and Art, which included Chaplin's last film, A Countess from Hong Kong (), as the 81st entry.

Editorial review of Charlie Chaplin And His Times courtesy of Loved by millions in his heyday, exiled into obscurity in his middle age, and worshipped anew in his final years, Charlie Chaplin has been the subject of many biographies.

In this book, Kenneth S. Lynn focuses on Chaplin’s personal, political, and romantic associations. In SeptemberCharlie Chaplin () looked back at New York on board the Queen Elizabeth. He was bound for Europe, to introduce the continent to his latest film Mousieur the.

Modern Times, Modern Times marked the last screen appearance of the Little Tramp - the character which had brought Charles Chaplin world fame, and who still remains the most universally recognised fictional image of a human being in the history of art. The world from which the Tramp took his farewell was very different from that into which he had been born, two decades earlier, before.

Who was Charlie Chaplin. by Patricia Brennan Demuth enveloped me and taught me much about Chaplin's life. It was as funny as the man himself, it taught me his struggles and accomplishments, and captured his hopes for a world with a smile on it's face/5. A list of books and essays about Charlie Chaplin: Chaplin, Charlie (1 January ).

Charlie Chaplin: Interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. ISBN Kamin, Dan (5 September ). The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin: Artistry in Motion. Scarecrow Press. ISBN Lynn, Kenneth Schuyler (). Charlie Chaplin and His Danish: Dreyer, von Trier.

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My Autobiography, Charlie Chaplin My Autobiography is a book by Charlie Chaplin, first published by Simon & Schuster in Along with Chaplin: His Life and Art, it provided the source material for the feature film Chaplin. It provides a revealing look into /5.

Actually, it was Charlie Chaplin’s mother who was mentally ill. While Chaplin portrayer his mother as loving and glamorous, recent evidence suggests that Hannah - a minor music hall performer - spent part of her youth working as a prostitute which.

Book description of Chaplin: His Life and Art Charlie Chaplin (â ) revolutionized the language of cinema and became one of the most loved performers of all time. But he was also a man plagued by loneliness and driven by the search for artistic perfection.

Legendary film critic and father of American auteurism, Andrew Sarris, places Chaplin in his pantheon of the 14 most influential American film directors in his still ground breaking book, The American Cinema: Directors and Directions –,’ which changed the course of film criticism.

As head of his own studio, Chaplin had a unique Author: Ed Boitano. More than 40 years after his death (and years after his birth) Charlie Chaplin is still recognized as an iconic movie character (the tramp) and filmmaker, even.

Many of Charlie Chaplin's films, including "The Kid" (), "The Gold Rush" (), "Modern Times" (), "The Great Dictator" () and "Limelight" (), are regarded as masterpieces.

He co Author: Michael Taube.