My happiest years

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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Episode number 1 of Series “Unknown Chaplin”.
The first of a trilogy throwing new light on Chaplin’s career in films. This part covers the period in which he made twelve 2 reel comedies. Using footage selected from previously uncut rushes, the progression of Chaplin’s ideas is uncovered and insight is given into his working methods. Narrated by James Mason. Rated: G

Credits

co-producer

David Gill

Kevin Brownlow

production company

Thames Television

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Black and White and Colour

ACMI Identifier

34316

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture actors and actresses - Biography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History

Comedy

Comedy → Slapstick comedies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Music & Performing Arts → Motion picture actors and actresses - Biography

People → Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977

People → Motion picture actors and actresses - Biography

People → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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