Chaplin's The Tramp

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It’s just a hundred years since Charlie Chaplin’s The Tramp first appeared on the silver screen and created a sensation.  As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us in this Fishko Files, it all started almost by accident -- with a magical costume…




Charlie Chaplin in "Gold Rush" - The Roll Dance



Charlie Chaplin in "Modern Times" - The Factory Scene


Charlie Chaplin in "The Rink"



WNYC Production Credits

Associate Producer: Laura Mayer

Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister

WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann