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About Charlie Chaplin 1889/4/ /12/25 Born in London,England went to America died in Switzerland An anti-war man & A comedian & a direction & A composer
Family background Father : Charles Spencer Chaplin Sr. a vocalist and an actor an alcoholic died of alcoholism
Mother : Hannah Chaplin a singer and an actress suffered from mental illness died in 1928 in Hollywood both were music entertainers separated before Charlie was three
Childhood had been in a school for paupers for a short time forged a close relationship in order to survive started earning money by himself
About the “ comedy make-up “ the baggy pants the tight coat the small hat the large shoes a small moustache
Knighthood was knighted at age eighty-five as a Knight Commander of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II
Relationships with women Hetty Kelly - Chaplin's "true" first love Mildred Harris Lita Grey Pola Negri Oona O‘Neill Edna PurvianceMildred Harris
Charlie & Oona O ‘ Neill Charlie & Oona O ‘ Neill & their kids Sydney EarleChaplin
Career & Movies 1894 first performance onstage 1914 first performance in “ Making a Living ” Making a Living “ Easy Street ”, “ The Adventurer ” The Adventurer 1918 found company and become a director “ A dog ’ s life ”, “ Shoulder Arms ” 1922 “ Pay Day ” 1923 “ A Woman of Paris ”
Career & Movies 1925 “ The Gold Rush ” 1928 “ The Circus ” The Circus 1931 “ City Lights ” 1936 “ Modern Times ” Modern Times 1940 first sound film “ The Great Dictator ” 1953 “ Limelight ” 1967 his last movie “ A Countess from Hong Kong ”
City Lights one of the highest movie in America movie history Funny & Touching
Plot Chaplin is a tramp meets a blind girl who sell flowers on the street. Chaplin fall in love with her but the girl thought he was a millionaire. Chaplin got many job to help her.
Chaplin he runs into a drunken millionaire and looked after him. The millionaire gave one thousand to Chaplin to help the girl pay for the rent of apartment and to cure her eyes.
Unfortunately, the millionaire forgot Chaplin and accused of stealing the money when the millionaire is sober. Chaplin was imprisoned.
After released searching for the girl on the same corner. The girl feels his hand, she realizes that it is familiar, "You?" said the girl. Chaplin nervously nodded and "You can see now?" She squeezes his hand and replies, "Yes, I can see now."
Let ’ s look look! city lights -- funny city lights ending — touchingcity lights ending — touching city lights music
About modern time Filmed between 1932 and 1936, produced by Chaplin himself This is social protest film that it is a quasi-silent film.
Modern time Main concerns ((echo those of millions of people at the time – unemployment, poverty, and hunger.)) The Tramp also finds himself dealing with various authority figures
SHORT MOVIE-Modern time
Factory worker (Charlie Chaplin) whose job is to tighten bolts on an endless series of machine parts. The key to successful is to “ perform his movements and tasks with clock- like tempo and precision ”
MODERN TIME He holds wrenches in both hands to tighten nuts on a long stream of steel plates carried on the conveyor belt production line. During a short break, he cannot stop the rhythmic movements of his nut-tightening work has left him with a nervous tick.
A "Big Brother" - his employer in the men's room reprimands him "Hey, quit stalling. Get back to work. Go on. “ Tramp is so programmed that he starts tightening buttons on a woman's bottom and people ’ s noses.
Modern time The doctor offers some advice: "Take it easy and avoid excitement. “ The Tramp wearing his familiar outfit, joins a large number of people who are unemployed, since the economy is depressed, and factories are closed.
Modern time – music (smile) “ Whatever happens, Whatever happens, just keep smiling!!!!! just keep smiling!!!!! ” Sang by Charlie Chaplin
Smile by Charlie Chaplin Smile though your heart is aching Smile even though it's breaking When there are clouds in the sky You'll get by If you smile through your fear and sorrow Smile and maybe tomorrow You‘ll see the sun come shining through For you Light up your face with gladness Hide every trace of sadness Although a tear May be ever so near That's the time you must keep on tryin' Smile, what's the use of cryin' You'll find that life is still worthwhile If you'd just smile
工作分配表 Charlie Chaplin’s life 林芷儀 The movie - modern time 鍾宜芯 The movie - City Light 魏培真 Career & movies 林漪寒