The Little Tramp: A Study of Chaplin’s Iconic Character

American silent comedy was at the height of its popularity in the early 1900s, namely during the 1920s. Being as creative and talented as he was, Charlie Chaplin is often regarded as the pioneer and central figure of this type of film during his time. Chaplin wrote, produced, directed, and acted as the lead role … Read moreThe Little Tramp: A Study of Chaplin’s Iconic Character

Integration of Sound and Image in Chaplin’s City Lights (1931)

In 1927, The Jazz Singer, the first feature length film which synchronised singing and dialogue with pre-recorded music score and sound, was released. Within the span of less than three years, sound technology had become established in the film industry. Enter 1931, and Charlie Chaplin, one of the silent greats, had just completed City Lights, … Read moreIntegration of Sound and Image in Chaplin’s City Lights (1931)