Charlie Chaplin Contributions

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Charlie Chaplin was a very important British comedian, director, writer, and composer in the entertainment industry during the 1920’s. He was born on April 16, 1889, in London, England. Both of his parents were both in the entertainment industry, which would reflect how he became apart of the entertainment industry, too. When he was 12, he would play the role as a paperboy in the show, “Sherlock Holmes.” This would be his first ever stage show. After this, he would realize what he wanted to do, and that was to become a comedian in vaudeville, which would also take him to the United States in 1910 as a featured actor with the Fred Karno Repertoire Company. This would be the start of a career that would last and be famous for it, too. As being part of the Karno troupe, he would get his first tastes of America. He would also immediately grab the attention of Americans through his sketch named, “A Night in an English Music Hall.” When the Fred Karno troupe left and came back to America in the fall of 1912 for a repeat tour, Chaplin would be given the chance to be part of a motion picture contract. He would finally agree to be apart of the movie at the end of his vaudeville promises in November 1913. Once he was able to tear apart from the contract, he was able to do so much more. Chaplin would end up joining Mack Sennett and the Keystone Film Company.There were also other plays, such as his famous films, “Making A Living,” and also, “Kids Auto Races at Venice.” These shows
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