Charlie Chaplin’s Footlights with the World of Limelight

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Charlie Chaplin and Claire Bloom in Limelight (1952)

For the June 2014 issue of Sight and Sound, I reviewed David Robinson’s new book about the making of Charlie Chaplin’s final film, Limelight (1952). Excitingly, the book also contains Chaplin’s previously unpublished novella Footlights, which formed the basis for Limelight.

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