Friday, July 1, 2011

Look-alike contest

In 1921, Bellingham Washington photographer J.W. Sandison snapped a shot of about eighty locals dressed up for a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest in front of the Liberty Theater. It's become a famous image of Chaplin nostalgia, appearing in just about every Chaplin book or documentary out there. Sadly, the theater is now a parking garage.

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