Jules62 wrote:I too am a huge Chaplin fan, not just as an actor, bur even more so as a writer and director.
I think having a statue or some other memorial of him included in the new E&C development is a very good idea.
As for The Kid, this is the scene that does it for me: it shows how Chaplin could make us both laugh and cry and that is what set him aside from his contemporaries...
jinkazama wrote:Another interesting but lesser known fact, Wag McDonald, part of the notorious Elephant and Castle mob in the 40's - 50's was one time bodyguard to CC in the US.
Jan the old one wrote:Found some lovely versions of eternally now am searching for one with lyrics.amazing really must be about 60 years since I heard it! And it was sad..
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