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Charlie’s Birthday

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1559A
Date Released
23 Apr 1959
Date submitted
20 Apr 1959
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Dalai Lama in India
  2. 2Meeting Under the Thames
  3. 3Ireland Beats France
  4. 4The Queen Visits New Town
  5. 5Charlie’s Birthday
  6. 6The Camera in Industry
  7. 7Failure of a Missile

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 7
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Charlie’s Birthday. DESCRIPTION: Charlie Chaplin, the famous comedian, was born seventy years ago in London’s East End. Seen here is a birthday group - Charlie, his wife Oona, the daughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill, and their six children, at their home in Switzerland. SHOTLIST: Group shot (key). MS pan family group Charlie Chaplin, his wife Oona & their six children. CU photographers. CU Charlie’s wife and two children. CU Charlie with daughter. Another same. Pan Charlie with small son.
Keywords
Commemorations; Celebrations and festivals; Performing arts
Locations
Switzerland
Footage sources
France
Card file number
76950
Credits:
Commentator
Jeffrey K. Shearley
Length of story (in feet)
47
Story extras:

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