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Unknown Chaplin

Synopsis
Documentary series written and produced by the awarding-winning factual team Kevin Brownlow and David Gill and narrated by actor James Mason. During the making of the Hollywood series, Lady Chaplin gave Brownlow & Gill the unique privilege of access to her private vaults. They discovered thousands of feet of film that had never been seen in public. UNKNOWN CHAPLIN is the direct result. This three-part programme gives an extraordinary insight into many aspects of Chaplin’s career: his early working methods, the making of famous films such as CITY LIGHTS and MODERN TIMES and the movies he made for fun. They include the first interviews with two of Chaplin’s most enigmatic leading ladies and rare footage of Chaplin himself. Winner of the 1983 Emmy for Outstanding Informational Series.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2006
Subjects
Film studies
Keywords
Chaplin, Charlie (1889-1977); silent films

Credits

Producer
Kevin Brownlow
Writer
David Gill; Kevin Brownlow
Contributor
James Mason
Composer
Carl Davis

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£9.18
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
150 minutes
Year
2013

Distributor

Name

Network

Email
shop@networkonair.com
Web
http://networkonair.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01992 657707
Address
19-20 Blythe Road
Berghem Mews
Hammersmith
London
W14 0HN
Notes
Founded in 1997, Network specialises in distributing niche television programmes, predominantly licensed from Granada Ventures and Fremantle. They have recently branched into feature film distribution. Sale via retail outlets or direct via Network’s website, which has some’web exclusive’ offers.

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