Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Chaplin with photographer James Abbe, in and out of costume, 1922

"When I have photographed Charlie Chaplin in character his mustache has fitted his role. When I have asked Charlie to remove his mustache and be himself he has readily acquiesced, revealing Charlie the shy, introspective, elusive person who has never been quite understood, and never quite understood himself." James Abbe, Boston Globe, 1932




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