A century after his film debut, Charlie Chaplin is a movie icon. Chaplin's first two years in movies, during 1914 and 1915, were spent developing his craft and character at Keystone and Essanay studios. CHARLIE CHAPLIN: A CENTENARY CELEBRATION reviews and rates every Chaplin movie released during 1914 [Keystone] and 1915 [Essanay], with introductory biographical essays and an afterword on Chaplin's development as an artist.
The author is New York Times and Sunday Times best-selling writer BRIAN J. ROBB, whose other books include SILENT CINEMA (Kamera) and LAUREL & HARDY (Pocket Essentials).
Material in this revised ebook first appeared on the author's web site CHAPLIN: FILM BY FILM during 2014 and 2015, but has been updated and revised with 20,000 additional words for this edition. Total wordage is approx. 80,000 words.
[Previously published in two separate volumes as Chaplin At Keystone: A Centenary Celebration (2014) and Chaplin At Essanay: A Centenary Celebration (2015), which are no longer available.]