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Video: Charlie Chaplin — Modern Times “Nonsense Song” (1936)

. When Chaplin sang this song in Modern Times, he was internationally famous, but it was the very first time that the world had heard his voice, after two decades of … Continue reading

August 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Charlie Chaplin and the Eating Machine

In Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 masterpiece Modern Times, we see the Billows Feeding Machine in action, not quite fulfilling its promise to “eliminate the lunch hour, increase your production, and decrease … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

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