Essays Tagged: "Charlie Chaplin"

Pantomime

as they are exaggerated. An example of an actorwho used the Italian portrayal of Mime was the great Charlie Chaplin. French mime is the youngest of adopted mime styles. It involves simple costu ... uscharacter created by the English comedian and film producer Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin."3 Charlie Chaplin came from a line of performers. His parents were music hall performersand he first a ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.9 Sep/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The growth of Charlie Chaplin's fame. It includes early childhood, his love life, and of course his movies.

Charlie Chaplin was born in England on April sixteenth, 1889. He was the youngest and always had a r ... birth to NormanSpencer Chaplin. The baby only lived for three days. Three months later, Mildred and Charlie divorced. In 1924, he married Lita Grey. Together, they had a boy named Sydney. Like the fir ... afford to feed Sydney. Three days into the trial Chaplin broke down and gave her the money.In 1923, Charlie Chaplin, D. Griffith, Douglas Fairbanks, and Mary Pickford formed United Artists. There, Cha ...

(4 pages) 83 0 2.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Lawrence Ferlinghetti a 1950's revolutionary poet.

Kicks).Ferlinghetti and Peter Martin started a magazine there called 'City Lights,' named after the Charlie Chaplin movie. He and Martin established their offices on the second floor of a building on ...

(2 pages) 42 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Charlie Chaplin.

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin, who was he? What did he do? How does he effect film today? Charlie C ... n Eastlane, Walworth in London; His parents were music hall performers, Charles and Hannah Chaplin. Charlie's first performance was as an unplanned substitute for his mother who was ill. Charles and B ... with his brother Sydney. The tour was a musical called " The eight Lancaster Lads". on May 13, 1901 Charlie's father Charles Sr. die. Soon after Hannah enters Cane Hill Asylum. She never permanently r ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The essay "1920's Recreation", is about the main recreations such as jazz, movies, and sports, during the 1920's. It also includes big names such as Babe Ruth, Charlie Chaplin, and Louis Armstrong.

es were only the beginning of recreation in the twenties. When you have stars like the Big Bambino, Charlie Chaplin, and Louis Armstrong, who wouldn't want to be involved?Sports were one of the major ... ills", which were two movies for the price of one. One of the characters that lit up the screen was Charlie Chaplin, with his unique character, the Little Trap. It wasn't until 1926 D.W. Griffith had ...

(2 pages) 58 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Walt Disney - Man of the Century

er of 1911.As a boy growing up in Kansas, he began to show his creative art side. He loved to study Charlie Chaplin movies for tips on performing and he began to draw his own versions of Maggie and Ji ...

(8 pages) 142 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Passion of Joan of Arc

Evolution of the NarrativeCarl Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc and Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times both contribute tremendously to the art of storytelling in modern fil ... ry line that rivals most dialog driven films of today. Carl Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc and Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times both contribute tremendously to the art of storytelling in modern fil ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"City Light" movie review

"City Lights" is a picture starring Charlie Chaplin. It is a silent film released after the advent of talkies (1931). The setting of the ... ut to unveil a statue and is giving a speech but instead of hearing the speech you get what I call "Charlie Brown talk." Chaplin puts a word narrative on the screen so that you know the purpose of the ... es viewing this movie when it was first released were more likely to relate to the main characters. Charlie Chaplin played a tramp; I believe the definition of a tramp during the time period would now ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Comparison between McCarthyism and Salem Witch Trials

cs, without a doubt, were a representation of the obsession with witchcraft and of total communism. Charlie Chaplin's patriotism and love for his home country, England, was one of the main reasons why ... ter his innumerable problems with the FBI and especially its director at the time, J. Edgar Hoover, Charlie Chaplin's re-entry permit to the US was revoked; he could never come back to America again. ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Life And Times Of Jimmy The Fearless

Charlie Chaplin was born April 16, 1889 in Walwprth England. The mean streets of England would throw ... ilms.An influence is the shaping force in one's life, it decides who they are and who they will be. Charlie Chaplin, who is named as being one of the greatest film stars ever had influences which made ... was said about Chaplin's troubled childhood, "If as is likely, one never gets over ones childhood, Charlie Chaplin's was the true shaping force of his personality and to a large degree his talent, (K ...

(4 pages) 575 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Have No Pity

ooking-man. At five feet nine inches tall, with wide hips, short legs, a comb-over hairstyle, and a Charlie Chaplin toothbrush mustache, he looked more like a comic figure, than a man who had supreme ...

(2 pages) 652 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Charles Chaplin

er: The last film I made was a Countess from Hong Kong in 1967. I died on December 25, 1977. Charlie Chaplin's films changed the movie industry forever. Chaplin made films that stirred up emoti ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Evolution of "The Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger

l women—including Oona O’Neill, daughter of writer Eugene O’Neill and fourth wife of Charlie Chaplin (Scovell)—were fictionalized and immortalized within his works. Taking all of t ...

(7 pages) 19 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charlie Chaplin in the movie City Lights

The expansive force of the comic can be seen very often throughout the film. Charlie Chaplin has so many effects on characters in the film. The comic has such an impact on the r ... Presses Universitaires de France. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1980. 61-190.City Lights, 1931. Dir. Charlie Chaplin. CBS/FOX Company, 1985.

(1 pages) 1927 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Comparison of two paintings

e men wear, they seem ancient but half-modernized. The men wear those bucket hats that remind me of Charlie Chaplin's time.The main similarity that I find in these two paintings is the floating bodies ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

CHARLIE CHAPLIN: WHAT A CAREER

From his first appearance on stage, Charlie Chaplin was destined to have a great career. Both Charlie's mother and father acted or sang, ... acting and being a comedian. From his early films to his later ones and through every film company, Charlie Chaplin was always a star. Most people thought that Chaplin was a professional at making peo ... d 331 ). Even at age eleven or twelve, while touring with William Jackson's Lancashire Lads, Charlie Chaplin had an ambition to be a star. "I would have liked to be a boy comedian - but that wo ...

(11 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Charlie Chaplin Modern Times

Times Response I believe the movie Modern Times, written, directed, scored, and produced by Charlie Chaplin, was Chaplin's way to show, through comedy, the struggle between man and machine; an ... c are working on a huge machine, and the head mechanic gets sucked into the machine. At that point, Charlie feeds the mechanic just as the machine fed him earlier. This was Chaplin's way of expressing ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Charlie Chaplin Modern Times

Modern Times Response I believe the movie Modern Times, written, directed, scored, and produced by Charlie Chaplin, was Chaplin?s way to show, through comedy, the struggle between man and machine; an ... c are working on a huge machine, and the head mechanic gets sucked into the machine. At that point, Charlie feeds the mechanic just as the machine fed him earlier. This was Chaplin?s way of expressing ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Pop Culture

00 million Americans would go to watch actors and comedians play in movies. One of these actors was Charlie Chaplin. He and his friends, heartthrob Rudolf Valentino and cowboy William S. Hart became t ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analyze the relationship between the working class and the owner represented in the movie ‘Modern Times’.

in the pursuit of happiness''. This is the opening sequence of one of the most successful works of Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin's critique of the Industrial Age kicks off in a famous opening sequence tha ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis