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Coward Home Up For Sale

29th December 2006

The former home of iconic British actor and playwright NOEL COWARD is up for sale. The house, in Blue Harbour, Port Maria, Jamaica, often played host to CHARLIE CHAPLIN and AUDREY HEPBURN, and was bought...

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Chaplin's Possessions Under The Hammer

15th December 2006

Silent movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN's possessions have gone under the hammer at an auction in Switzerland. Around 60 objects belonging to the late star were up for grabs, all of which had been found in...

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Robbins Has High Praise For Cruise

6th November 2006

TOM CRUISE has won high praise from his WAR OF THE WORLDS co-star TIM ROBBINS, who thinks the new United Artists studio boss is among the most professional and positive people in the business. While...

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Hallowe'en Has A Special Meaning For Cruz

5th November 2006

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ makes the most of Hallowe'en - to celebrate the fact she's still alive after a plane scare two years ago (04). The Spanish star was never a big fan of the spooky...

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Mgm Unites With Cruise

3rd November 2006

MGM is bringing United Artists back from history and handing it over to Tom Cruise and his production partner, Paula Wagner, to run it. The company, once again manifesting its determination to remain an independent...

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Cruise And Mgm Form New United Artists

2nd November 2006

Superstar TOM CRUISE and executives from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc are resurrecting United Artists, the movie studio founded more than 80 years ago by screen legends including CHARLIE CHAPLIN and MARY PICKFORD. MGM executives announced the...

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Movie Company Was Front For Drug Runners Say Feds

20th July 2006

A Sunset-Strip movie company, headed by the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin, was actually a money-laundering front for an international drug-smuggling operation, according to federal authorities. The alleged criminal activities of Limelight Films were reported today...

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Kiera Chaplin Calls Wedding Off

18th June 2006

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's actress granddaughter KIERA has cancelled her wedding to COUNT ALEXANDER DE BASSEVILLE after he was arrested in the US for conspiracy to distribute the drug ecstasy. Chaplin, 23, has been dating the French...

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Chaplin's Grandson Wins Award

26th April 2006

Late silent movie star CHARLIE CHAPLIN's grandson JAMES THIEREE has scooped four Molieres Awards for his new show THE SYMPHONY OF HANNETON - an eclectic homage to his Grandfather's silent movie success. Thieree scooped the...

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Mae UK's Richest Young Star

21st April 2006

Violinist VANESSA MAE has topped a list of Britain's wealthiest young entertainers, thanks to her GBP32 million ($56 million) fortune. The beautiful Singapore-born musician - who finished tenth overall in the list of Britain's one...

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Sellers' Daughter Slams Panther Remake

16th March 2006

Legendary comedian PETER SELLERS' daughter SARAH is disgusted Hollywood bosses have remade THE PINK PANTHER, declaring she has "no intention of seeing it". Sarah, 48, believes her dad's portrayal of the bumbling French detective INSPECTOR...

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Berlin Dresses Up For Nazi Movie

7th March 2006

German government officials have sparked controversy after allowing film-makers to drape the capital Berlin in Swastikas for the making of a new comedy movie mocking Nazi dictator ADOLF HITLER. Israeli director DANI LEVI has gained...

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Chaplin's Granddaughter Forced To Leave America

21st November 2005

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's granddaughter KEIRA has slammed America's immigration authorities for refusing to extend her US work visa, insisting her Chaplin pedigree should entitle her to stay. The Belfast-born 23-year-old moved to the US to...

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Chaplin's Dream Home Turned Into A Nightmare For Kelly

19th November 2005

KELLY OSBOURNE is committed to taking more time to check out her dream homes before buying them after discovering her last purchase had a tree growing in the pantry. The reality TV star-turned pop...

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Downey Jr Sought Easy Life

8th November 2005

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR wishes he had built on the success of his breakthrough movie CHAPLIN, rather than enjoying the trappings of his new found fame. The 40-year-old, who received a 1993 Oscar nomination...

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Murray Refused To Applaud Penn

24th October 2005

Comic legend BILL MURRAY broke Hollywood convention and refused to applaud SEAN PENN when he beat him to the Best Actor statuette at last year's Oscars (04) - because he hates fake award ceremonies....

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Steve Martin's Comedy Career Honoured

24th October 2005

American actor STEVE MARTIN was awarded the Mark Twain Prize For American Humour at Washington DC's Kennedy Center Concert Hall yesterday (23OCT05). A galaxy of stars including TOM HANKS, PAUL SIMON, ERIC IDLE, DIANE...

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Chaplin Items To Go On Display

18th October 2005

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's trademark bowler hat and cane, used by the silent film legend in his classic movie THE TRAMP, are set to go on display in Hollywood before being auctioned off in London. The...

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The Beatles Are Icons Of The Century

15th October 2005

THE BEATLES have topped a poll as the greatest entertainment icons of the past 100 years. The ever-popular Fab Four beat off competition from ELVIS PRESLEY, screen goddess MARILYN MONROE and jazz hero LOUIS...

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Chaplin's Hat And Cane To Be Sold At Auction

5th August 2005

SIR CHARLIE CHAPLIN's trademark bowler hat and cane are to be sold at auction in London. The legendary items will go under the hammer at Bonham's auction house in the Knightsbridge area of the...

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Chaplin: 'Jackson Isn't Sexual'

6th June 2005

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's granddaughter KIERA CHAPLIN has leapt to the defence of troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON, insisting he is innocent of the child molestation charges against him because he's not a sexual person. The model,...

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Spielberg Voted Best Director

2nd June 2005

Legendary film-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has been voted the greatest director of all time. Spielberg - the talent behind huge blockbuster hits including SCHINDLER'S LIST, E.T., CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND and SAVING PRIVATE...

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Chaplin Tramp Suit Sold

19th May 2005

The tramp suit worn by movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN in the film that made his name, sold for $6,650 (GBP3,500) at auction in London yesterday (18MAY05). An antique dealer bid highest for the...

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Cannes Bosses Ban Chaplin's Naked Ride

16th May 2005

Organisers of France's CANNES FILM FESTIVAL banned actress KIERA CHAPLIN from getting naked and parading down the event's red carpet on horseback last week (ends13MAY05) to promote her new movie LADY GODIVA: BACK IN THE...

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Duchovny Uncovers Chaplin's Set Secret

2nd May 2005

DAVID DUCHOVNY learned one of CHARLIE CHAPLIN's movie secrets while researching his role as the silent film star's number one cameraman for the CHAPLIN biopic. The X-FILES star played ROLLIE TOTHEROH (corr) in the...

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Chaplin Memorabilia Up For Auction

14th April 2005

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's original LITTLE TRAMP suit is going onsale at an auction next month (MAY05) which will give collectors the chance to snap up more of the legendary star's famous attire. Chaplin first wore...

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Allen: 'I'm No Intellect'

20th March 2005

WOODY ALLEN is frustrated by cinema-goers who jump to conclusions about the real-life personalities of film stars based on their appearances on-screen. The director argues that costume plays an integral part in creating a...

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Brando 'Refused To Learn Lines'

18th March 2005

Late screen legend MARLON BRANDO angered his co-stars by refusing to learn his lines properly. British actress DILYS LAYE, who appeared with Brando in CHARLIE CHAPLIN's 1967 film A COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG, recalls...

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Chaplin's Surprising Auction

15th December 2004

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...

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Stormtrooper Helmet Up For Auction

9th December 2004

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...

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