Chaplin, Celebrity And Modernism

Thirty years after the death of Charles Chaplin, Mark Kermode investigates the great comedian's celebrity role and influence on world culture from the modernists and Dadaists to the Russian avant-garde and imitators in Bombay.

Privileged access to Chaplin's private archive reveals remarkable letters from Truman Capote, Winston Churchill and James Agee.

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SF2007030420070717Thirty years after the death of Charles Chaplin, Mark Kermode investigates the great comedian's celebrity role and influence on world culture from the modernists and Dadaists to the Russian avant-garde and imitators in Bombay.|Privileged access to Chaplin's private archive reveals remarkable letters from Truman Capote, Winston Churchill and James Agee.