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C Chaplin 
 
Charlie Chaplin
Number of games in database: 1
Years covered: 1923

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CHARLIE CHAPLIN
(born Apr-16-1889, died Dec-25-1977, 88 years old) United Kingdom

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Charles Spencer Chaplin was an English comic actor, film director and composer, best known for his work during the silent film era.

Wikipedia article: Charlie Chaplin


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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. C Chaplin vs Reshevsky 0-129 1923 New YorkC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
 

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Apr-16-13  torrefan: Born today, died Christmas day. Great comic. Even his chess moves looked like jokes!
Apr-16-13  brankat: Happy Birthday Charlie!
Apr-16-13
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  HeMateMe: <The Great Dictator> Saw it in the 70s, at a revival theater, full house. Lots of laughs.
Sep-28-14  MissScarlett: <Have you seen the speech of the barber the people mistook for Hynkel?>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQz...

Sep-28-14  MissScarlett: Apparently, he was an anti-Stratfordian:

<In the work of the greatest geniuses, humble beginnings will reveal themselves somewhere, but one cannot trace the slightest sign of them in Shakespeare I am not concerned with who wrote the works of Shakespeare but I can hardly think it was the Stratford boy. Whoever wrote them had an aristocratic attitude.>

https://doubtaboutwill.org/past_dou...

Sep-28-14  ljfyffe: The matter is somewhat clouded by the attitude of some authors that very few people are capable of rising above the station in life which their birth has assigned to them.
Sep-28-14
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  HeMateMe: Bill Clinton grew up boinking trailer trash woman in Arkansas.
Sep-28-14  nok: Lame bio. <an English comic actor> come on it's Charlie f***ing Chaplin!
Sep-28-14  ljfyffe: Sir Charlie Chaplin never became an American citizen.
Sep-28-14
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  twinlark: Yes, he was persecuted by Hoover and left the US to live in Switzerland.
Sep-29-14  ljfyffe: Prosecuted, as well, I see.
Sep-29-14
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  perfidious: Even near the end of Hoover's pathetic existence in 1972, he schemed to prevent Chaplin's entry into USA to receive an honourary Academy Award, though this failed.

By the bye, FBI's file on Chaplin was 1900 pages thick.

Have to guard the country's well being from such subversive elements, don't you know.

Sep-29-14  ljfyffe: Did Hoover tell Chaplin he had the right to remain silent? (hee hee).
Sep-29-14
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  perfidious: Ha ha ha!

Pity that Hoover was little concerned with procedure, except when it suited his aims.

Sep-29-14
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  HeMateMe: <Did Hoover tell Chaplin he had the right to remain silent?> !!
Oct-01-14  Dredge Rivers: <HeMateMe> Bad reference there. Miranda rights date from the 1960's, looooong after silent movies! But, as always, you're not NEARLY as smart as you think you are!
Oct-01-14
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  HeMateMe: DR-I was merely appreciating the joke told by the poster before me, you miserable cretin.
Oct-01-14  ljfyffe: It was a joke, for Christ's sake!
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: Sorry ... in any event, Hoover could have talked to Chaplin about the 5th amendment in the US concerning the right to silence.....although he was not compelled to do so at the time...if one wants to imagine such goings on. But it matters not as far as the joke is concerned....it's funny, if l do say so myself.
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: Both men lived into the '70's...so Edgar calls up Charlie and says you know I could have told you you needn't have had said anything...Chaplin looks at the phone, scratches his head, puts the phone back down...twirls has cane .... and waddles off into the background.
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: His cane.
Oct-02-14
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  Sally Simpson: I recall C.C's grave was robbed and his body held for ransom in the 70's.

Just googled it for more info.

"After eleven weeks the intact coffin was found buried in a cornfield. The police duly caught the thieves, both motor mechanics, one an unemployed Pole, the other a Bulgarian."

Incredible.

Oct-02-14  Olavi: The two bodynappers intended to bury the body deeper in the same grave, but they chose a very wet night and it proved impossible, too heavy. Sad clowns.
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him well, Horatio. A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellant fancy ...
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: So Sally Simpson is taken from the Who song ....doh!
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