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Chaplin's Surprising Auction

Comic legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN's movie props fetched staggering prices yesterday (14DEC04) at a memorabilia sale at London auction house CHRISTIE'S. A pair of false ADOLF HITLER moustaches worn by the late actor in 1940...

Stormtrooper Helmet Up For Auction

STAR WARS fans are preparing to go into battle to land an original stormtrooper helmet made for creator GEORGE LUCAS when it goes up for auction. The protective device was purchased for a mere...

James Bond Moon Buggy To Be Auctioned

JAMES BOND's moon buggy from the 1971 movie DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER has gone up for sale. The space vehicle that Bond, played by SEAN CONNERY, used to make a hasty getaway in the film,...

Celebrity Snapper Avedon Dies

Legendary American photographer RICHARD AVEDON has died. He was 81. The New York-born fashion and portrait photographer passed away earlier today (01OCT04) at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, following a brain haemorrhage during...

Downey Jr Gets Musical For Real

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is set to become the latest actor to get serious about his musical skills after signing a new record deal with SONY CLASSICAL. The actor, who showed off his singing talents...

Music Icon Raksin Dies

Hollywood music icon DAVID RAKSIN died of heart failure at his Van Nuys, California home on Monday (09AUG04). He was 92. The LAURA composer began his professional career in 1930s, working as an arranger...

Chaplin Relative Suffers For Her Grandad

Movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN's model granddaughter KIERA was teased at school because of her famous relative. Keira's sister LAURA, 17, says her older sibling, 22, was singled out by teachers and fellow students who...

Thomas Jane's Silent Proposal

Romantic actor THOMAS JANE found the perfect way to propose to wife PATRICIA ARQUETTE - he rented out a silent movie theatre and cut himself into a CHARLIE CHAPLIN film. The hunky movie star...

Chaplin's Granddaughter Launching Reality Show

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's granddaughter KEIRA CHAPLIN has become the latest celebrity to launch her own reality TV show. The leggy beauty, who has her own T-shirt line, has created and executive-produced a show called SKAVENGERS,...

Downey Jr Receives Hasty Pudding Award Dressed As Chaplin

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR was made to re-enact his role as CHARLIE CHAPLIN before he was crowned HASTY PUDDING's Man of the Year yesterday (19FEB04). Two HARVARD UNIVERSITY male students in drag joined the...

Chaplin's Granddaughter Launches Fashion Label

The granddaughter of SIR CHARLIE CHAPLIN is launching an exclusive fashion line dedicated to the legendary movie comedian. Model KIERA CHAPLIN plans to debut the new clothes in the Spring (04), and she...

Chaplin's Wife Stopped 'Swan-song' Film Finale

Movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN's fourth wife scuppered his plans for a final film project, because she feared it would kill him. The three-times OSCAR-winner - who died in 1977 aged 88 - wrote THE...

Beatles Memorabilia Cleans Up At Pop Auction

Fans of legendary group THE BEATLES bid thousands of dollars for pieces of Fab Four memorabilia at a bi-annual pop memorabilia auction held by CHRISTIE's yesterday (01OCT03). Rare items sold at the London auction...

Matthau's Home Comes With Top Memorabilia

The New York apartment of late movie great WALTER MATTHAU and his socialite wife CAROL is being sold off with all its furnishings included. A buyer who is prepared to pay the $4.3 million...

Are Celebrities Paid At Fashion Shows?

Fashion houses are paying celebrities including GEORGE CLOONEY and BEYONCE KNOWLES a fortune just to appear at top events, according to gossip website PAGE SIX. The CRAZY IN LOVE singer and CRIS JUDD, ex-hubby...

Daughter Tells Of "Violent" Chaplin

Silent movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN was a violent father who often hit his kids, according to his daughter GERALDINE. Geraldine, who played her father's own mother HANNAH in a 1992 biopic of Chaplin -...

Chaplin's Son Touched By Film Honour

The son of silver screen legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN is happy that British cinema is paying tribute to his late father. The BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE (BFI) is to re-release THE GREAT DICTATOR and make a...

Charlie Chaplin Revived By Granddaughter

Silent movie stalwart CHARLIE CHAPLIN is to be portrayed by his granddaughter in a production at the EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL in August (03). OONA CHAPLIN, 17, who is named after Charlie's fourth wife, will...

Fiennes Sails On Seven Seas

BAFTA-nominated SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE hunk JOSEPH FIENNES found providing the voice for a cartoon character harder work than filming a real-life movie. The hunky KILLING ME SOFTLY star spent two years recording the voice...

Streisand To Record New Album

Superstar singer BARBRA STREISAND is coming out of retirement to record a new album - featuring songs from her favourite movies. One of the songs will be the classic CHARLIE CHAPLIN composition SMILE from...

Chaplin's Daughter Loves Living In His Shadow

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's actress daughter insists it's an honour to live in the shadow of the late silent movie legend. GERALDINE CHAPLIN has flown to the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL to see MODERN TIMES, a documentary...

Charlie Chaplin To Close Cannes

The upcoming CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in the south of France will end with a golden oldie - the newly-restored version of CHARLIE CHAPLIN's 1936 classic MODERN TIMES. The 25 May (03) screening of Chaplin's...

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