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Charlie Chaplin
(1889-1977) born on
Apr 16
English actor, director, composer. He is considered the greatest comic actor of silent movies, e.g., "The Kid," 1920 and "The Gold Rush," 1924.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In his obituary; "Guardian" (London), 28 Dec. 1977.
R: "My Autobiography," ch. 16, 1964.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: Quoted in: Cinema: Art and Industry, ch. 10 (1976).
K: "My Autobiography."

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