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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide: A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)

Two big budget, dramatic versions of Carmen hit cinemas in 1915, inspiring Chaplin’s brilliant spoof But immediately on completion Chaplin’s original version disappeared, destroyed for decades Only mangled reissue edits


Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 3

Early Reissues As the Little Tramp’s popularity grew, so did the scale and complexity of his films They became longer and more sophisticated as he moved to bigger studios Each time Chaplin moved on,


Jessica Martin, Star of Stage, Screen and… Comics?!

Silent greats are still inspiring their modern counterparts… We turn the spotlight on West End star’s new Clara Bow comic! It’s difficult to describe Jessica Martin’s profession but in the