Introduction: You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down. Charlie Chaplin wasn't only the best star of the quiet film period; he likewise composed, coordinated and delivered more than 80movies in a profession that crossed decades and included such artful culminations as The Kid, The Gold Rush and Modern Times. Childhood: In London, England, on April 16th 1889, Charles Spencer Chaplin was born. His father was a vocalist and actor; and his mother (Lily Harley), was an attractive actress and
His films improved steadily once Chaplin became the director. In 1915 he left Sennett to accept a $1,250-weekly contract at Essanay Studios and his brother Sydney took his place as Fred Karno’s leading comedian. It was with Essanay that he began to use elements of pathos into his comedy. The fourteen films he made for the company were distinctly marked and designated upon release as the “Essanay-Chaplin Brand.” The company’s headquarters were in Chicago, and the company had a second studio in Niles
Movies of the 1920s started out very diverse and different from the movies today. Each movie can differ from one another. Movies during this time made in several places. Movies shown in different ways can give a person different perspective of the movie. 1920 movies really kicked off and built upon the foundation that’s already in place. Most of the movie production took place in or near Hollywood. Some of the movies made in New Jersey and in Astoria on Long Island had the same elements and things
introduced to the opulent lives of wealthy east coasters during one of the rowdiest periods in American history. How accurate is this portrait of Prohibition America, and what influences led our country into an era of drunken excess? In the early 1920’s World War I had just come to an end. A new generation flocked from small towns to big cities in search of excitement, opportunity, and a “modern” way of living. Electronics like
Media acts as a mean to transmit messages from the person communicating them to the person receiving them. In the ancient ages, the information being passed around was not as complex as it is today, but with the help of evolution and civilization everything seems to change. Communicating a message was ordinarily done through smoke signals, a messenger on their horse or stone tablets, and this was neither easy nor effective. This however, urged advancements in the future communication strategies.