Monday, January 13, 2014

Chaplin with Bela Lugosi and Gloria Swanson, c. late 1940s


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  1. I have several Hollywood celebrity group shots with Charlie at the dinner table. Whenever 'another' man is flirting with a female in his immediate vicinity he always sports a certain type of look. It's like an inner fraternity boy chuckle.

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  2. I believe that Gloria was at Essanay for a while in Chicago and tested for him, but she deliberately blew it because she did not want to be a comedienne.

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    1. Yes, although she can be seen briefly at the beginning of "His New Job"

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  3. This is a fake. The original does not have Chaplin or Swanson, just an unidentified man and woman with Bela. You can see the original here (scroll down):

    http://www.johnmariani.com/archive/2006/060625/index.html

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    1. I wondered about that. Thanks for the info.

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