Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Day By Day: 1936

Sunday, June 28th: In The News


Chaplin has spent most of the month lying low since his return to California. In the following article, published in the Los Angeles Times eighty years ago today, he discusses his very ambitious future film plans:



Coming up: Chaplin has a very busy week ahead with the United Artists Sales Convention & the Actor's Fund Benefit. Stay tuned...

Day By Day: 1936: A chronicle of one year of Chaplin's life.

5 comments:

  1. I assume one of these scripts was what would finally become "The Countess of Hong Kong"? That film could have been great if it HAD been made in the 30's - not 30 years later.

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    1. I agree. It's intriguing to think what Charlie would have done with it back then.

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  2. Oh if only he made 3 pictures in 2 years and produced/directed Paulette in a starring role.

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    1. He was so intent on making a film starring Paulette. It's a shame it never happened. He seemed to lose interest in so many projects around this time.

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    2. Her career may have truned out very different if Chaplin had stuck with his plans. But who knows.

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