15 rare colored pictures of Charlie Chaplin, made in 1910-1930-ies
• 15 rare colored pictures of Charlie Chaplin, made in 1910-1930's of
Sir "Charlie" Chaplin - English comic actor, film director and composer, who gained fame in the silent film era. Fame came to him after the short film "Tramp", released in 1915. This film is today considered a milestone in the history of cinema. Brilliant actor had lived 88 years, and 75 of them he dedicated to art.
In 1919, Chaplin co-founded distribution studio United Artists, which allowed him to dispose of his films. His first feature-length silent film was "The Kid" (1921), followed by a tape "Parisienne" (1923), "The Gold Rush" (1925) and "The Circus" (1928).
And even when remained faithful to the tradition in the 1930s to replace the silent movie with sound came to films, Chaplin - he directed silent films "City Lights" (1931) and "Modern Times" (1936). The world went to war, and the picture of Chaplin became increasingly politicized. Film 1940 "The Great Dictator" was a frank satire on Adolf Hitler.
the 1940s, it became very controversial for Chaplin, and his popularity has plummeted. Charles was accused of Communist sympathies and anti-American activities, as well as against him has been put forward the claim about the violation of the Mann Act. When Chaplin was in relation to an investigation by the FBI, he was forced to leave the United States, settling in Switzerland.
Chaplin's childhood took place in London in poverty and deprivation. Since he did not have his father and his mother received a pittance, the boy twice found himself in the so-called workhouse before nine. It was first performed on stage in five years, having broken a standing ovation, and at age 11 already being worked as a theater actor and comedian. When Charlie was 14 years old, his mother was in a mental hospital.
At the age of 19 years Chaplin gets a place the actor in the theater company of Fred Karno, who took it with him to America. There Chaplin film producers noticed, and in 1914 the young man began to appear on the screen at Keystone Studios films (for the year, he starred in 35 short films). Soon he developed a way of "Rolling Stone" and moved to Essanay studio. By 1918, Chaplin was already one of the most famous personalities in the world.
Chaplin was a writer, composer, director, producer, and also played a major role in most of his films. He was a perfectionist, and his financial independence allowed him to spend years in the development and production of their films. Almost all the films of Chaplin - a cross between farce and pathos.
Chaplin, who got his career three "Oscar", is still considered one of the greatest actors and directors. But such films as "The Gold Rush", "City Lights", "New Times" and "The Great Dictator", is often included in lists of the greatest films of all time.