Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Georges Biscot 1916
Le Pied qui étreint, or, The Clutching Foot (1916), directed by Jacques Feyder.
A four part French crime parody that included a Charlie Chaplin impersonator (Georges Biscot) as a main character in the 4th episode.
Blackhall Carnival, 1930
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Vintage clowns, 1935
Monday, August 23, 2010
Real Chaplin and fake Chaplin, 1954
Charles Chaplin and his son, Michael, take a bow at a benefit performance of a Lausanne circus. With them is the clown Celito, who wears his own version of the world-famous Chaplin tramp costume, complete with short moustache, derby and cane.
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