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Charlie Chaplin

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Charlie Chaplin, People who think they are Cows and Pineapples

Baffled: Amazing Facts That Are Complete Nonsense

Another 9 facts to kick start your week, from Poison, Ants, Flags, why it was bad to grow a beard, and finally people that think they are Cows. So listen in to find out 9 brand new facts!Thanks for listening to another fact-filled episode of nonsense!If you want to get involved then get in touch:Email us info@baffledpod.comFollow us on Instagram and TikTok @BaffledPodAnd see more of us on our YouTube---A Create Podcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


25 Sep 2022

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The Enduring Moral Insight and Satirical Power of Charlie Chaplin and The Twilight Zone

Current Affairs

Today we dive into old cinema and television, looking at the films of Charlie Chaplin and the television show The Twilight Zone, both of which have recently been the subject of essays in Current Affairs by Ciara Moloney. Ciara has written for Current Affairs on subjects ranging from the 2020 Democratic candidates' range of merch to Hollywood's depictions of George W. Bush. Her essays on Chaplin's films and The Twilight Zone make the case that while both have become enduring cultural tropes and cliches, going back and viewing the original works shows them to have incisive and enduring satirical power. Today Ciara joins us to talk about how Chaplin skewered modern capitalism and how Rod Serling depicted anti-Communist hysteria, and why each showed the capacity of film and television to generate empathy. We also talk about how valuable it is to go back and view things that are old and neglected, since they are often fresher and more relevant than one would expect. The other films Ciara mentions in the episode are:Black Book (2006)Sidewalk Stories (1989)Final Account (2020)All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)The Heartbreak Kid (1972)More of Ciara's writing on film, television, and music can be found at The Sundae. The "feeding machine" sequence from Modern Times can be watched here. 


23 Sep 2022

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Charlie Chaplin: Japanese Assassins, Murder on a Yacht, and a Stolen Corpse


Charlie Chaplin was a wanted man. Not just by moviegoing audiences that made him one of the biggest stars of the silent and talkie eras. And not just by governments who questioned his politics. He was nearly murdered by a jealous lover, and was likely the intended target of a homicide aboard the yacht of the wealthiest man in America. He survived numerous attempts on his life, only to be targeted by a cabal of Japanese assassins who wanted him dead. And when he did die, Charlie Chaplin remained in high demand. Just ask the guy who dug up his corpse and held it for ransom.Follow Badlands wherever you get your podcasts to hear new episodes of Hollywoodland each Wednesday. As a bonus, Amazon Music listeners can hear all 10 episodes of Badlands: Hollywoodland on-demand right now at amazon.com/badlands.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


21 Sep 2022

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Charlie Chaplin

Wrong Term Memory

Charlie Chaplin (Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr. KBE) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.Chaplin wrote, directed, produced, edited, starred in, and composed the music for most of his films. He was a perfectionist, and his financial independence enabled him to spend years on the development and production of a picture. His films are characterised by slapstick combined with pathos, typified in the Tramp's struggles against adversity. Many contain social and political themes, as well as autobiographical elements. He received an Honorary Academy Award for "the incalculable effect he has had in making motion pictures the art form of this century" in 1972, as part of a renewed appreciation for his work.David Cox Butchers is, literally, the best butchers in Glasgow (Scottish Business Awards 2021). Their online shop is open and listeners can get free delivery until Wednesday 31 August using the code WTMFREEDEL on orders over £15.Support Wrong Term Memory on PatreonAn original production from GlasgowerProduced by Jack Shaw and Colin McMillanOur executive producers are Mark Brown, Robert McMillan, Stewart Glass, Andy Sladen and Lee Ruthven


8 Aug 2022

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#164: The Great Dictator (1940) & Charlie Chaplin

The Swampflix Podcast

Brandon, James, Britnee, and Hanna discuss four classic comedies directed by Charlie Chaplin, starting with the anti-fascist satire The Great Dictator (1940)https://swampflix.com/00:00 Welcome00:57 Elevator to the Gallows (1958)05:25 Last Night in Soho (2021)09:45 Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)13:05 Studio 666 (2022)18:50 The Great Dictator (1940)38:30 City Lights (1931)47:00 Modern Times (1936)1:01:45 Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

1hr 18mins

10 Jul 2022

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This is Mr. Rochat Speaking: The Theft of Charlie Chaplin's Body

Ridiculous Crime

Criminals decide to steal the body of beloved film star Charlie Chaplin. They call his widow and ask for a ransom. His widow isn't interested. What becomes of The Tramp's remains? Guess you'll have to listen and find out. Come for the crime, stay for Zaron's absurd reenactment of the ransom calls.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


28 Jun 2022

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Episode 128: Charlie Chaplin - The Gold Rush/The Great Dictator

Silver Screen Video

This week at the Silver Screen Video we are discussing a couple of films from Charlie Chaplin. Make sure you guys let us know your thoughts on his films and what your favorite one is. See Patreon below. Thanks for stopping by. $3 Tier- Access to Silver Small Screen Video and Silver Screen Video After Dark $5 Tier- Access to Silver Small Screen Video $10 Tier- Access to both of the above tiers and you get to pick the film or film topic we discuss on an episode. Link is below for all our social media. https://linktr.ee/silverscreenvideo Thanks for stopping by. Feel free to email at silverscreenvideopodcast@gmail.com with any comments or thoughts. Also be sure to follow us on Instagram @silverscreenvideopodcast or Twitter @SilverVideo--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/silverscreenvideo/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/silverscreenvideo/support

1hr 19mins

13 Apr 2022

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Episode #160 - The Beatles: Get Back (Rooftop Concert), Dog & The Real Charlie Chaplin


Don't let the gang down as they review The Beatles: Get Back (Rooftop Concert), Dog and The Real Charlie Chaplin. Trailers for Baz Luhrmann's Elvis, The Nan Movie and the Adam Sandler-starring Hustle are all discussed in a packed out trailer talk too. 

1hr 27mins

25 Feb 2022

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Helen Mirren, Dog, The Real Charlie Chaplin, Here Before, jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (Act 1), Kimi and Old Henry

Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

Dame Helen Mirren talks about her role in The Duke. Mark reviews Dog, The Real Charlie Chaplin, Here Before, jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (Act 1), Kimi and Old Henry.Plus Simon and Mark talk through all the films on current release. Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’.00:27:17 Box Office Top 10 00:45:29 The Real Charlie Chaplin review00:52:41 Helen Mirren interview01:09:03 Dog review01:14:49 Here Before review01:20:04 WTF 01:21:33 Kimi review 01:27:38 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK 01:32:46 Texas Chainsaw Massacre 01:44:16 Old Henry review 01:49:40 WTF 01:51:13 jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (Act 1)01:51:40 DVD OF THE WEEKDownload our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

2hr 4mins

18 Feb 2022

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The Little Tramp and Charlie Chaplin

Seen Any Good Films Lately?

On the release of their fascinating new documentary, directors James Spinney and Peter Middleton join me to answer the enigma of The Real Charlie Chaplin and trace the rise and fall of cinema’s most enduring character. Music by Lee Rosevere. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.


18 Feb 2022