Charlie Chaplin Autograph

SKU: 8010375

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Sale priceQAR 18.793,85

Description

Original handdrawn sketch signed, one page (with an affixed magazine picture), 5,25 x 3,5 inch, Chaplin`s sketch shows a self-portrait of himself as `The Tramp`, drawn, signed and inscribed in blue ink "To Peter - Lots of love - Charlie Chaplin", attractively affixed for fine display to an exclusively designed custom-matting (altogether 11,75 x 16,5 inch), with mild signs of age wear  - in fine to very fine condition.

Accompanied by an autograph book containing signatures by Golden Age Hollywood actors, including Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and his wife, as well as Leslie Howard, who writes "To Peter - with lots of good luck - Leslie Howard" - autographs were obtained in the early 1940s.

Further Information on the person

Profession:
(1889-1977) English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, the Tramp, and is considered one of the film industry's most important figures.

Year of Birth: 1889

Biography (AI generated)

Charlie Chaplin was a legendary actor, comedian, and filmmaker who rose to fame during the silent film era in the early 20th century. Born on April 16, 1889, in London, England, Chaplin had a tumultuous childhood as he grew up in poverty and struggled with his parents' mental health issues.

Chaplin's career in entertainment began in the music hall as a child performer, and he later transitioned to acting in small roles in theater productions. His breakthrough came when he was cast in the Keystone comedy film "Making a Living" in 1914.

Known for his iconic character, the Tramp, Chaplin became one of the most recognizable faces on screen. His combination of physical comedy, slapstick humor, and heartfelt storytelling made him a beloved figure around the world.

Chaplin was also a talented director and producer, founding his own production company, United Artists, in 1919. He went on to create some of the most critically acclaimed films of his time, including "The Kid," "City Lights," and "Modern Times."

Despite facing personal and professional challenges throughout his life, Chaplin continued to entertain and inspire audiences with his unique blend of humor and charm. He received numerous awards and honors, including an honorary Oscar in 1972 for his outstanding contributions to the film industry.

Charlie Chaplin's legacy lives on today as his films continue to be celebrated and enjoyed by new generations of fans. His influence on comedy and cinema remains unmatched, solidifying his place as a true pioneer of the silver screen.

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