August 17, 2010

Charlie Chaplin, Essanay Article on Fox News Chicago

Charlie Chaplin, Essany Studios Once Called Chicago Home

By Corey McPherrin, FOX Chicago News

Chicago - Chicago was once the epicenter of movie making, and the world's biggest box office star, Charlie Chaplin, called the Uptown neighborhood home.

Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp character is still recognized all over the world, not just for the derby hat and cane, the big boots and too-tight jacket, but for the humor and humanity Chaplin brought to the screen. To think, Chaplin purchased his now iconic outfit on State Street while working for a Chicago motion picture studio...

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