My Autobiography, by Charlie Chaplin
Chaplin, by David Robinson
Review by Jeffrey M. Anderson
Buy My Autobiography, by Charlie Chaplin.
Buy Chaplin, by David Robinson.
Chaplin's biographies are a must-read simply because there was no one
else in cinema like him. At one point it was said that Chaplin was probably
known the world over by more people than Jesus Christ. Chaplin was a genius
and a visionary and he stuck to his vision until the very end. He was an
outcast for all time -- too famous to re-enter society after his success.
My Autobiography is entertaining, but Robinson's extraordinarily
well-researched Chaplin is the final word. The two books should
be used as cross-references.
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