Everyone knows that Sir Charles Spencer ''Charlie Chaplin'' was a legend of silent films during 1914 - 1967. Charlie was an expert at combining melodrama with comedy. Charlie Chaplin movies were designed to penetrate and cross cultural boundaries. There was a graceful directness to Chaplin's sense of design, which runs from the elemental persona of the Tramp to the actual film-making. In 1918, Charlie was the only comedian who use to direct, produce and write his own movies. In the 21st century, few of Charlie Chaplin's movies are still regarded as classics and among the greatest ever made.
The Count - 1916
Chaplin's fifth film for Mutual Films, where he plays the tailor's handyman (played by Chaplin) and burns a count's trousers. Later Charlie and his boss find an invitation to a party from a real Count. Each try to play the role as the Count instead to catch the rich heiress played by Edna.
All Charlie Chaplin movies are the best and great piece of art, but here is the list of his top 5 movies that everyone should must watch. Charlie Chaplin recieved three awards during his lifetime from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In 1929, Charlie was nominated for the Best Director and Best Actor for The Circus (1928). in 1940, Chaplin recieved Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay for The Great Dictator. Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush was nominated for Best Music. As of 2011, from these top 5 Charlie Chaplin movies, The Kid (1921), The Gold Rush (1925) The Great Dictator and Modern Times (1936) have been added to the American National Film Registry.
A comedy-drama written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin. The Kid was Chaplin’s first feature as a director. Many of Chaplin’s admirers regard The Kid as his most perfect and most personal film.
Written and directed by Charlie Chaplin, Modern Times is a classic comedy film. It was Chaplin's last 'silent' film, filled with sound effects. The movie revolves around the desperate employment and financial conditions many people faced during the Great Depression
An American political satire comedy-drama film written, directed, produced and starred by Charlie Chaplin. The Great Dictator was nominated for five Academy Awards. Highlight of the movie is speech given by the barber, despite being released in the ‘40s is even more apt in this day and age.
A silent comedy film written & directed by Charlie Chaplin who is a Tramp that finds himself at a circus where he is promptly chased around by the police who think he is a pickpocket.
The story concerns Charlie and his adventures in the Yukon during the gold fever of the late 19th century. The Gold Rush received Academy Award nominations for Best Music and Best Sound Recording upon its re-release in 1942.
In 1916, Charlie Chaplin had signed contract for six films with the Mutual Corporation for which he was offered salary of $670,000 and he became the highest paid entertainer in the world, Out of these six films, The Immigrant and Easy Street were his memorable performances. Charlie Chaplin's all of the Mutual releases are two reels in length.
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