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Chaplin's Music Hall: The Chaplins and Their Circle in the Limelight

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Chaplin's Music Hall: The Chaplins and Their Circle in the Limelight - Anthony, Barry, and Chaplin, Michael (Foreword by)
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Charlie Chaplin grew up in and around the music hall. His parents, aunt and their friends all earned their precarious livings on the stage and Chaplin himself started out his career touring music halls with a dance troupe. His experiences of the culture of the music hall were a major influence, shaping his style of acting and the films he made, most famously Limelight, which tells the story of a failing variety performer and which evoked painful memories of his own past. Chaplin was horrified to see how performers' lives ...

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Chaplin's Music Hall: The Chaplins and Their Circle in the Limelight 2012, I.B. Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780763149

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