Monday, June 22, 2015

Charlie in London, 1921

Photo courtesy of Lisa Stein Haven

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  1. Of course, Carl Robinson is in the back row, but the guy with a smile, two to Carl's left looks familiar. Anybody?

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  2. The photo was taken at the Ritz Hotel. May be it has something to do with the premiere of KIPPS, for I think we can see Georges K ARTHUR (dressed in tuxedo). Also, my guess is that the man standing on Carlyle ROBINSON's right is Arthur KELLY. Maybe Lisa or you could help us? D.

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  3. I was hoping some people would pop in with I.D.s. I totally missed Carl Robinson in the back--and I was looking for him. It was hard to see his glasses. I think you're right, Dominique, the smiling man does look like Arthur Kelly. And isn't George K. Arthur also in the photo with HG Wells (the one we always see where they are in an office)?

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    1. Re: the Wells photo, I think George K. Arthur was in a film Chaplin saw with Wells and they are in an office of the theater.
      http://www.gutenberg.org/files/42449/42449-h/images/i_148.jpg

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  4. It's definitely Arthur, thanks Dominique. As for Arthur Kelly, I never seem to know exactly what he looked like, despite the fact that I've written about him quite a lot. Thanks, both!

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    1. This was the only picture I could think of with Arthur Kelly (and Syd's in it too).

      http://www.discoveringchaplin.com/2012/08/hollywood-dinner-party-c-1925.html


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  5. Jess, I couldn't get your link to work, but this one is fairly amusing: http://silenthollywood.com/georgekarthur.html

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  6. Am I the only one who thinks this photo may be flipped? I might not be right, but it seems so...
    Domi

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    1. I think you're right. The jacket pocket of the fellow on the far left is on the wrong side. Good eye!

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