Posts Tagged ‘charlie chaplin’

Groucho Marx (Rufus T. Firefly), Harpo Marx (Pinky), Chico Marx (Chicolini). Screenplay by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Directed by Leo McCarey. Rating: U. Running time: 68 minutes. Proclaimed as the ultimate Marx brothers film and for good reason, Duck Soup is a ferocious 60 minutes of non-stop gags of the visual and audible variety. […]

Charlie Chaplin (A Tramp), Jackie Coogan (The Kid), Edna Purviance (The Woman), Carl Miller (The Man). Directed by Charlie Chaplin. Rating: U. Running time: 50 minutes. What can I say that you won’t rightly assume already? Chaplin not only wrote, directed and starred in The Kid. He also produced it and even composed the music that […]

Marion Mack (Annabelle Lee), Glen Cavender (Captain Anderson), Jim Farley (General Thatcher), Buster Keaton (Johnny Gray). Screenplay by Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton. Directed by Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton. Rating: U. Running time: 75 minutes. Is there a legitimate debate to be had between the relative virtues of Charlie Chaplin, who was so popular […]