Monday, August 16, 2010

Historic photos from

Vintage Chaplin impersonators:

1955: Austrian actress and impersonator Telmy Talia checks her make-up after her uncanny transformation into Charlie Chaplin for a Paris nightclub show. (Photo by Michel Brodsky)

June 1919: A blacked-up minstrel and a Charlie Chaplin lookalike at the Camberwell peace carnival in south London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency)

1st August 1918: A stilt-walking Charlie Chaplin lookalike promotes one of the English comic's films at a cinema in London. (Photo by A. R. Coster)

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