Edward Steichen
Charles Spencer Chaplin
1931

Charlie Chaplin holding a doll version of his popular film character

Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein (SOURCE: world-actuality.com)

Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein (SOURCE: world-actuality.com)

“The Great Dictator” was the last time Charlie Chaplin played a little man with a mustache. (SOURCE: rogerebert.suntimes.com)

“The Great Dictator” was the last time Charlie Chaplin played a little man with a mustache. (SOURCE: rogerebert.suntimes.com)

Charlie Chaplin gets longest standing ovation, 1972

As part of his first visit to the United States in 20 years, British film pioneer Charlie Chaplin accepts an honorary Academy Award for his “incalculable” contribution to the art of filmmaking. Chaplin, once America’s most successful movie star and director, had left the country under a storm of controversy in 1952. SOURCE: history.com
Great C2 Listening Practice & Vocabulary

Charlie Chaplin

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CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S GREATEST SPEECH REMINDS US ONCE AGAIN TO UNITE FOR A NEW WORLD. (SOURCE: iheartintelligence.com)

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LESSON PLAN: THE GREAT DICTATOR (SOURCE: film-english.com)

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