The Great director

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “Unknown Chaplin”.
The second of a trilogy throwing new light on Chaplin’s career in films. In 1917 he became independent and built his own studio. Stills, camera tests and rushes are organised to produce new insights into his famous classics, “The Kid”, “The Gold Rush” and “City Lights”. 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

34317

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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