This video essay explore the films and influence of Charlie Chaplin. The first real recognisable cinematic icon and perhaps one of the filmmakers who transformed film from a novelty to an art form. Modern Times is one of those MUST SEE FILMS that really acts as a love letter to the films of the silent era.
Making a Living (1914) - First Chaplin on screen performance
Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914) - First appearance as ‘The Tramp'
The Jazz Singer (1927) - The first Talkie
One A.M (1916)
The Rink (1916)
The Immigrant (1917)
The Adventurer (1917)
The Kid (1921)
The Gold Rush (1925)
The Circus (1928)
City Lights (1931)
Modern Times (1936)
The Great Dictator (1940)
Chaplin (1992) - Robert Downie Jr in Chaplin Biopic