Monday, January 19, 2015

Chaplin, John Barrymore, & Douglas Fairbanks clowning on the set of Barrymore's film Beau Brummel, 1924.

Barrymore considered Chaplin a great artist & one of the best actors in Hollywood. He told Alma Whitaker in 1925: “The genius of Chaplin is like an iceberg—you only see what’s above water, but you sense the depths. Humor above the water, tragedy below.” (Los Angeles Times, June 21, 1925)


2 comments:

  1. Ooh, such a nice a quote from Barrymore about Chaplin. Really perceptive distillation!

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  2. People forget how intelligent and perceptive Jack was. :)

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