Flicks in Five: Charlie Chaplin

by Lynne Warfel
January 12, 2013

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Charlie Chaplin at the cello. (Cello Music Album Art)


Long known as a pioneering actor/producer/writer/director and film music composer, it's not as well known he was also passionate about all kinds of music. He often practiced six hours a day from the time he was a young kid.

A famous classical composer of the day paid Chaplin a very high compliment although Charlie, at age 20, was unaware of who this famous Frenchman was.

(Music: Modern Times)