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Based on 8 Critics
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  • Schickel's documentary, narrated by Sydney Pollack, breaks no new ground stylistically, but it is a well-organized, informative and inevitably entertaining portrait of the man who revolutionized screen comedy and who arguably became the first mass-market, commercialized media figure. show more

  • More than a celebration of Chaplin's art; it is a thorough examination of what made this gifted artist, the world's first true celebrity, tick. show more

  • Presents a refreshing appreciation of Chaplin's work in the context of comedy, political and social satire, and history itself. show more

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