There will never be another Charlie Chaplin. Generations have passed and technology has changed the way we perceive storytelling and cinema. However, every Chaplin movie remains fresh and entertaining for everyone.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin was born today on April 16, 1889. With a career span of 75 years, he has been an Actor, Filmmaker, Author, Comic, Screen Writer, Producer becoming a worldwide icon whose way of storytelling and acting still stays relevant and educative.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
~ Charlie Chaplin
Chaplin was one of the few silent-era filmmakers who made successful films in the sound era. Chaplin’s story is an inspiring one for all aspiring Artists. He was born into poverty in England and started performing on stage eventually becoming what he is today.
Like most of the Creative Genius, Chaplin also becomes a controversial figure for his Communist political views and marriages to much younger women, Chaplin left America while under investigation by the FBI and in 1953 settled in Switzerland.