How Charlie Chaplin Worked

British actor, director, screenwriter and producer Sir Charles Spencer Charlie Chaplin on the set of his movie The Gold Rush. United Artists/Sunset Boulevard / Corbis via Getty Images

Charlie Chaplin is perhaps best known for his portrayal of 'The Tramp,' a character with raggedy clothes and a heart of gold. But who was the real Charlie Chaplin? Learn more about one of the most influential actors of silent film in this podcast.

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Topics in this Podcast: film history, entertainment history, vaudeville, exhumations, 20th century, comedy, biographies