Charlie Chaplin was born on April 6, 1889 in South London, of not so successful music hall entertainers. At the age of eight, he joined a variety act called “The Eight Lancashire Lads”, and worked throughout England and parts of Europe during his childhood. He toured America in 1910-11 and returned again in 1912-13 when he joined the Keystone company. This compilation features four of his short films, The Vagabond”, “The Fireman”, “The Count” and “Behind the Screen.
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