Chaplin's The Tramp

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Thursday, February 06, 2014

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

Produced by:

Sara Fishko

Comments [2]

Peter Lynch from Beijing

Dear Ms. Fishko: learned today that Chaplin was a friend of the pianist Clara Haskil, her performance of Beethoven Piano Concerto #3 was his favorite...
Probably you already know the connection. You introduced me to Clara Haskil in the 80's on your WNYC program. I remember your esteem for her, came to share it. thank you!

May. 29 2014 02:45 AM

Enjoyed this.

Feb. 06 2014 01:56 PM

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