The Charlie Chaplin Book
Ten Stories Adapted From Classic ShortseBook - 2016
Beloved around the world for his Little Tramp character, Charlie Chaplin was the most famous person on the planet during the early twentieth century, and his popularity endures to this day. Cinephiles and Chaplin aficionados will rejoice in these expert novelizations by a famed Hollywood screenwriter of the scripts for ten short films Chaplin made in 1915 for the Essanay Company of Chicago. The Bank: A bank janitor develops romantic designs on a secretary; A Woman: An eager suitor cross-dresses to deceive a disapproving father; Work: A paperhanger's assistant wreaks havoc on a stately mansion; The Champion: A pet bulldog helps his master go for broke in the boxing ring; His New Job: A prop man at a movie studio is given a chance to act; By the Sea: A bathing resort provides the backdrop for a series of comic adventures; A Night Out: A pair of friends go on a bender, spreading pandemonium in their path; The Tramp: An admirer of a farmer's daughter is thwarted by a rival; In the Park: A couple of star-crossed lovers receive help from a kindly Cupid; A Jitney Elopement: A Romeo rescues his sweetheart from an arranged marriage.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Dover Publications, 
Branch Call Number: 791.43028 Th
Description: 1 online resource (144 pages)