Charlie Chaplin

Revisiting The Kid’s pancake scene 100 years on

By Saffron Maeve

Charlie Chaplin’s debut feature as a director contains a brief moment of luxury in a film marked by scarcity.

Beginnings: Charlie Chaplin’s London

By Adam Scovell

Retracing the comic master’s formative years across the English capital’s southern boroughs.

Explore Charlie Chaplin’s life and career via a new digital archive

By Lynsey Ford

A wealth of rare materials including photos, letters and script notes have been made available for the first time.

The time Charlie Chaplin’s corpse went missing

By Justine Smith

In 1978, the comedy icon’s body disappeared – was it a ransom plot or a practical joke gone awry?

Revisiting The Circus: Charlie Chaplin’s troubled comic triumph

By Sam May

The director’s last truly silent picture is perhaps the maddest production in Hollywood history.

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