The Art of Charlie Chaplin: A Film-by-Film Analysis

The Art of Charlie Chaplin: A Film-by-Film Analysis

by Kyp Harness
     
 

This thorough critical study of Chaplin's films traces his acting career chronologically, from his initial appearance in 1914's Making a Living to his final starring role in 1957's A King in New York. Emphasizing Chaplin's technique and the steady evolution of his Tramp character, the author frames the biographical details of Chaplin's life within the context of

Overview

This thorough critical study of Chaplin's films traces his acting career chronologically, from his initial appearance in 1914's Making a Living to his final starring role in 1957's A King in New York. Emphasizing Chaplin's technique and the steady evolution of his Tramp character, the author frames the biographical details of Chaplin's life within the context of his acting and filmmaking career, giving special attention to the films Chaplin directed/produced.

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a fresh description of Chaplin's amazing films. Recommended

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786431939
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Singer, songwriter and artist Kyp Harness is the author of The Art of Laurel and Hardy (2006) and lives in Toronto, Canada.

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