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Sir Charlie

Sir Charlie

(2010)
Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
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See him? That little tramp twitching a postage stamp of a mustache, politely lifting his bowler hat, and leaning on a bamboo cane with the confidence of a gentleman? A slapstick comedian, he blazed forth as the brightest movie star in the Hollywood heavens.

Everyone knew Charlie - Charlie Chaplin.

When he was five years old he was pulled onstage for the first time, and he didn't step off again for almost three-quarters of a century. Escaping the London slums of his tragic childhood, he took Hollywood like a conquistador with a Cockney accent. With his gift for pantomime in films that had not yet acquired vocal cords, he was soon rubbing elbows with royalty and dining on gold plates in his own Beverly Hills mansion. He was the most famous man on earth - and he was regarded as the funniest.

Still is. . . . He comes to life in these pages. It's an astonishing rags-to-riches saga of an irrepressible kid whose childhood was dealt from the bottom of the deck. Abundantly illustrated.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
Author(s): Sid Fleischman
ISBN: 0-06-189640-3 / 978-0-06-189640-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
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June 2010 : USA Library Binding
Title: Sir Charlie
Author(s): Sid Fleischman
ISBN: 0-06-189641-1 / 978-0-06-189641-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: GreenWilBk
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Audio Editions

November 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
Author(s): Sid Fleischman
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

November 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
Author(s): Sid Fleischman
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

November 2012 : USA Audio CD
Title: Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World (LIBRARY EDITION)
Author(s): Sid Fleischman
ISBN: 1-935430-92-0 / 978-1-935430-92-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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