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1 口令:RAPID708 Charlie Chaplin 1 By Chris Shen

2 一.输入标题 Introduction Charlie Chaplin was born the 6th of April 1889 in London. His Real name is actually Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin. He was considered one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood and lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He performed in the silent film era and one of the most popular characters he played was "Little Tramp". Charlie Chaplin. ( ) Late 1890's to late 1920's About 70% of films believed missing Chaplin's legacy is still well known Brought smiles to people everywhere Introduction 2

3 Career as an entertainer began
Life Timeline Died Emigrated to the US Born 1898 1889 1910 1977 Career as an entertainer began Peakedness Comedian,director, composer,movie producer,writerBest known for silent films 3

4 一.输入标题 Childhood When he was a kid he suffered through hardships and poverty. His mother and father got divorced.Charlie and his brother moved with his mother, her mother had no incomes so Charlie worked in a workhouse at age 7. At age 14 his mother had metal asylum Later to go to an orphanage with his half brother Sidney. They got hungry and beaten up if they misbehaved. Not able to read and write. Charles Chaplin as a kid Childhood 4

5 一.输入标题 Chaplin at a Young Age Charlie Chaplin got his first taste of acting when he replaced his mother on stage when she lost her voice during her own performance. He even added a little of his own comedy to the act by imitating his mother's raspy voice.Unfortunately, this laid to rest Chaplin's mother's stage career as she was never able to recover her singing voice. This left the Chaplin's with no source of income, which forced Charlie and Sydney to live in a London's workhouse for a short while. Charles Chaplin as a kid Young Age 5

6 Representative Works 1925 “The Gold Rush” Charlie's career started when he was twelve. He was in a legitimate stage show. When he was 21 he got sighned to Mutual Film Company. He was in 12 2 reel comodies. When his contract expired he became his own director, writer, and actor. 1928 “The Circus” 1931 “City Lights” 1936 “Modern Times” 1940 “The Great Dictator” 1947 “Monsieur Verdoux” 1953 Career “Limelight” 6

7 Chaplin would later leave the vaudeville life and move on to be paid by the Mutual Company where he would be paid $670,000 a year.This is also when we saw Chaplin make his more renown films during the 1920's: The Kid, The Pilgrim, A Women in Paris, The Gold Rush, and The Circus. A Week $150 Chaplin eventually got into a vaudeville with Fred Karno and started his acting career in the United States. That is also where Chaplin caught the eye of a film producer named Mack Sennett who had Chaplin sign a contract for $150 a week. Chaplin's first movie was Make a Living, released in 1914, but did horribly in the theaters. The debut of the memorable Chaplin character, a.k.a., "The Little Tramp," didn't hit the screen until the movie, Kid Auto Races at Venice, released later in 1914. 7

8 一.输入标题 Silent Era In the Silent Era is where Charlie Chaplin rises to fame. The Silent Era was over 3 decades 1890s -1920s. These types of films consisted of no dialogue and just gestures. The Silent Era became a big business. Charlie Chaplin was the most famous of them all. During the Silent era Charlie Chaplin rose with his first film The Tramp. He also a comedian actor, director, and a composer. Later to be discovered by the by the Co-Founder of United Artist in 1919 and Chaplin was now in the business of Movie Making Silent Era 8

9 Charlie Chaplin after the Roaring 20's
When the end of the "Roaring 20" Charlie Chaplin started on other movies , Life of a dog, The Great Dictator , The kid and many other movies. When his parents past away in his early life. Frequently falling in love with young actresses, marriage to divorce until his 4th wife Oona O'Neil who he stayed until he eventually dies in his age 88 in 1977. 9

10 01 02 04 03 His Impact on Comedy Little Tramp Improvise 1 2 3
Little Tramp best-known character of silent film era 2 Was quick to improvise 3 One of the first international superstars His Impact superstars Influenced 04 03 4 Influenced future characters 10

11 Something Unique Signature look was derby hat, cane, mustache. 1 Hat
Instruments perfectionist 1 3 2 Known as a perfectionist Played several instruments by ear 11

12 His Significance to the Study of Comedy
Made people laugh during dark times Taught people to laugh at misfortunes 12

13 一.输入标题 Final Years Nearing the end of his life, Charles Spencer Chaplin became "Sir" Charles Spencer Chaplin as he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in the year 1975. Final Years 13

14 His body was stolen from his resting place near Lake Geneva by two men who demanded $400,000 for his safe return. After 11 months, the culprits were arrested and the body was cremated in his original cemetery December 25, 1977 HIS BODY WAS STOLEN! On December 25, 1977, Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin died in his home in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. But... 14

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16 Charlie Chaplin O(∩_∩)o The End @Chris Shen

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