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Chaplin's Grandson Weds In India

20th February 2011

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's grandson has wed in a Hindu ceremony in India.Mark Joplin, 60, exchanged vows with Terra Tiffany in Karnataka on Saturday (19Feb11), according to The Times of India. Joplin, who speaks several Indian languages,...

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Christopher Lee Awarded Bafta Fellowship

8th February 2011

Sir Christopher Lee will receive an Academy Fellowship at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards.The 'Dracula' star joins Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg and Charlie Chaplin on the list of fellows – awarded for recognition of outstanding...

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Charlie Chaplin Mystery Device Could Be Siemens Hearing Aid

29th October 2010

Theories that an apparent 'time traveller' made her way into the set of CHARLIE CHAPLIN's 1928 movie 'The Circus', appear to have been debunked today after experts began wading in on the debate. Earlier this...

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Chaplin Film Mystery Over Woman With Cellphone

28th October 2010

A scene from CHARLIE CHAPLIN's silent movie THE CIRCUS has sparked a time-travel mystery among fans after one extra appears to be chatting on a mobile phone.The clip from the 1928 film has been posted...

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Legendary British Comedian Norman Wisdom Dead At 95

5th October 2010

Sir Norman Wisdom, who may have been the last living link to oldtime slapstick film comedies, has died in the Isle of Man at the age of 95. An obituary appearing in today's (Tuesday) Guardian...

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Lost Chaplin Debut In Keystone Cops Film To Screen This Weekend

16th July 2010

A lost CHARLIE CHAPLIN clip from an early Keystone Cops film will be screened for the first time since 1914 at a comedy festival in Arlington, Virginia this weekend (17-18Jul10).Few silent film buffs realised Chaplin...

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Diane Birch's 'Granny' Style

7th July 2010

Diane Birch is a "little bit of a granny" when it comes to her style choices.The singer-songwriter - who recently toured with Nick Jonas and his side project Nick Jonas and the Administration - admitted...

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Russell Brand's Greek Test

1st June 2010

Russell Brand is testing audience reaction to 'Get Him to the Greek' before becoming a movie star.The British comedian - who plays the role of rock star Aldous Snow for the second time in the...

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Chaplin To Star In 3-D Tv Series

11th January 2010

Silent movie icon CHARLIE CHAPLIN is set to be brought back from the dead to star in a new animated 3-D series.Producers at DQ Entertainment, Method Animation and MK2 are developing the as yet untitled...

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Chaplin Museum Set For Switzerland

24th November 2009

Silent movie icon CHARLIE CHAPLIN's home in Switzerland is to be turned into a museum.The mansion at Corsiersur-Vevey by the shores of Lake Geneva was Chaplin's last home before his death in 1977. It has...

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Michael Jackson: The World Says Goodbye

8th July 2009

Michael Jackson's daughter joined his loved ones in paying tribute to the late star as the world bid its final farewell to the 'King of Pop'.Paris, 11, was surrounded by the singer's siblings on stage...

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Brooke Shields' Tears For Michael

7th July 2009

Brooke Shields couldn't contain her emotions as she spoke about Michael Jackson at his memorial service.The tearful actress failed to fight back tears as she paid tribute to the "one of a kind star" she...

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Chaplin's Son Dead

6th March 2009

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's actor son SYDNEY has died at his home in California. He was 82. A Tony Award-winning actor, who once starred on Broadway opposite Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl, Chaplin passed away on Tuesday (03Mar09)....

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Allen's Voice Dubber Dies

19th February 2009

An Italian actor who dubbed the voices of WOODY ALLEN and CHARLIE CHAPLIN in movies has died, aged 81. Oreste Lionello passed away in Rome, Italy on Thursday (19Feb09) after a long illness, according to his...

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Fascinating Fact 6306

4th November 2008

NATALIE PORTMAN dressed up as Little Red Riding Hood for DREW BARRYMORE's Halloween night costume party. LIV TYLER went as CHARLIE CHAPLIN and ANNE HATHAWAY was a corpse bride....

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The Things They Say 10008

24th October 2008

"One year when I was younger, I went as CHARLIE CHAPLIN when all my friends were sexy gypsies. I won first prize, but after I saw all the sexy gypsies, I wanted to be one...

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Fascinating Fact 5321

15th May 2008

JESSICA ALBA will stun fans in a new magazine spread when she poses as silent film icon CHARLIE CHAPLIN. The pregnant actress is unrecognisable in the Allure magazine piece....

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Katzenberg Urges Theaters To Step Up Pace On 3-D Conversion

1st May 2008

While DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg has pledged to make all of his studio's future films in digital 3-D, he may not find a lot of theaters in which to show them. In a conference...

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Ua's 90th Anniversary Tour

29th April 2008

Following a five-week run at New York City's Film Forum, a 90th-anniversary "tribute" to United Artists will go on the road beginning Friday, when the Brattle Theater in Cambridge, MA screens 20 restored UA films...

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Fascinating Fact 4765

4th February 2008

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's actress granddaughter KEIRA has been named a spokesmodel for fashion designer MAGGIE NORRIS.

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Fascinating Fact 4758

3rd February 2008

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's granddaughter, KIERA, has been named the spokesmodel for designer MAGGIE NORRIS.

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Charlie Chaplin 'Hated' Christmas

24th December 2007

Late Hollywood legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN hated Christmas so much, he resented his own family for celebrating the season of goodwill. The silent star's son Michael reveals Chaplin refused to mark the festive season, branding Christmas...

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Plans For Charlie Chaplin Museum

17th December 2007

The family of late Hollywood legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN will open a museum in his name in a bid to have the star acknowledged in modern day popular culture. The silent star's son Michael hopes the...

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Chaplin Camera To Go Under The Hammer

16th July 2007

A camera belonging to late Hollywood legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN is expected to fetch as much as GBP100,000 ($200,000) at a London auction. The English comedy star used the 1918 hand-cranked Bell and Howell to film...

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Charlie Chaplin To Go Bollywood

23rd May 2007

Hollywood legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN is being given a Bollywood makeover - in an Indian film based on the funnyman. The film is being made in Bhojpuri - a popular language spoken in parts of north...

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Chaplin Camera Expected To Sell For Thousands

11th May 2007

An historic camera belonging to screen legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN is expected to fetch thousands when it goes up for sale at a London auction this summer (07). The Bell and Howell 2709, which was used...

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Cruise Lands Publicity King

6th April 2007

TOM CRUISE has landed his first big catch as the new boss of CHARLIE CHAPLIN's United Artists studio - former Disney publicity guru DENNIS RICE. Rice has confirmed he's giving up his "dream job" at...

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Ua About To Be Reborn

27th February 2007

Tom Cruise is reportedly close to raising the money needed to bring United Artists, the studio founded 86 years ago by Charlie Chaplin, D.W. Griffith, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, back to life. According to...

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Chaplin: 'It's Hard Being A Woman In Hollywood'

25th February 2007

KIERA CHAPLIN, the granddaughter of movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN, has criticised male-dominated Hollywood studios for making it "tough" for women to succeed. The 22-year-old THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST star hopes to overcome the difficulties...

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Bachchan Honoured In France

28th January 2007

Bollywood legend AMITABH BACHCHAN has been presented with France's highest civilian honour, the Legion d'Honneur. Bachchan was given the award at the French Embassy in the Indian capital of Delhi on Saturday (27JAN07). He said,...

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