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Sir Charlie Chaplin, Funniest Man In The World

Author: Fleischman, Sid

Publisher: Greenwillow Books

Format:Library Binding
List Price:$20.89
Our Price:$8.99 (57% OFF) USD
Stock:126

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Sir Charlie Chaplin, Funniest Man In The World : See him? That little tramp twitching a postage stamp of a mustache, politely lifting his bowler hat, and leaning on a bamboo cane with the confidence of a gentleman? A slapstick comedian, he blazed forth as the brightest movie star in the Hollywood heavens. Everyone knew Charlie - Charlie Chaplin. When he was five years old he was pulled onstage for the first time, and he didn't step off again for almost three-quarters of a century. Escaping the London slums of his tragic childhood, he took Hollywood like a conquistador with a Cockney accent. With his gift for pantomime in films that had not yet acquired vocal cords, he was soon rubbing elbows with royalty and dining on gold plates in his own Beverly Hills mansion. He was the most famous man on earth - and he was regarded as the funniest. Still is. . . . He comes to life in these pages. It's an astonishing rags-to-riches saga of an irrepressible kid whose childhood was dealt from the bottom of the deck. Abundantly illustrated.


Category   Subject
Children Nonfiction   Performing Arts

ISBN 13:9780061896415
ISBN 10:0061896411
Format:Library Binding
Language:English
Pages:268
Size:10.10" l x 7.10" w x 1.30" h
Ages: 12+
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