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  • Short Summary

    Actor Charlie Chaplin returns to London where he is interviewed by journalists and mobbed by fans.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Charlie Chaplin comes home - "the land he loves the best." Southampton and London.

    M/S of Charlie sat on the rail of a ship, he stands up and looks around. He waves his hat and sits down on the rail again. M/S as he chats to journalists who are taking notes. M/S as he signs an autograph for a little girl.

    L/S of large crowds, they follow his car as it drives through the streets, police ride on the side of the car. L/S of the car making its way slowly through the crowds who are surrounding it as it drives slowly along. Charlie waves at them, he gets out and walks through the crowd to a building with a police escort, the crowds push forward.

    Note: Very good shots of Charlie Chaplin as himself and not playing the characters we normally associate with him. Also good footage of the crowd mobbing his car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    242.28
    Media URN:
    22485
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:08:00 / 01:44:39:00
    Canister:
    G 806

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