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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Guestbook entry with signature from 1909


This rare item is currently up for auction on eBay in case you have an extra $3,000 lying around. It reads:

Good Luck to Mrs Stewart
She is the best in the
world shall always like
Glasgow as long as Mrs
Stewart there and her
two daughters
Charles Chaplin
Fred Karno [?]
Perkins, M P.
Empire

"Perkins, MP." (or "Mr. Perkins, M.P.") was a Fred Karno sketch in which Chaplin had a small role. "Empire" = the Empire Theater in Glasgow.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Chaplin sketch with signature, c. 1935

From "Life With Charlie Chaplin" by David Raksin,
 Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, Summer 1983