Saturday, April 19, 2014

'Bootle May Day Celebrations', Liverpool

Charlie and The Kid (on a horse) are featured in this one, which can be seen here.

Out-takes from 'The Gay City' newsreel, 1928

A solemn Charlie walks in the street.  His walk is spot on.  It can be seen on the Pathe archives here.


'Jersey Battle of Flowers' 1953

A great Charlie is shown goofing in the parade briefly.  It can be seen on the Pathe archives here.

Turin parade, 1937

Very quick footage of a great cinema themed float, with a nice looking Charlie riding along.  It can be seen on the Pathe film archives here.




Friday, March 21, 2014

Stars Hall of Fame, Orlando Florida














Two more photos of actor Paul Lewis as Chaplin at Stars Hall of Fame Wax Museum in Orlando FL, late 1970's.

Friday, March 14, 2014

1918 Halloween photo

Charlie Chaplin costume can be seen on the left!

Chaplin impersonators featured on reddit.com...

That's me, Damian Blake, featured with other portrayals of Charlie, including Robert Downey Jr, Eddie Izzard, and Rob McClure.  See the whole excellent article right here: 


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Charlie Rivel in Paris with Chaplin, 1952

The real Chaplin passes by a greeting from Charlie Rivel in 1952.  This photo is currently available for purchase on Ebay!


Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Coon Sanders Novelty Band 1923

Newman Theater, Kansas City MO, April 1923.  Photo reads "Band's skit to accompany Charlie Chaplin's film 'The Pilgrim'. The garb and mustaches make identification problematic."
From the Missouri Valley Special Collections online archive.