PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.
Kevin Kline was originally considered by Sir Richard Attenborough to play Charlie Chaplin. Kline originally turned down the role of Douglas Fairbanks, because his child had just been born. Attenborough agreed to delay the shooting of Kline's scenes for a month.
Ha ha ha ha ha. Come on Charlie stop messing about, we really have to get down to it now. I just hope our friendship survives the day, that's all.
Charlie Chaplin: Ha George, don't be so melodramatic.
George Hayden: Well, it's your autobiography Charlie. And as your editor I have ...
During the scene where Chaplin demonstrates the power of silent films as Vaslav Nijinsky, he first gives him a high voice before correcting himself. Chaplin would've known very well what Nijinsky sounded like as he had met him numerous times in the 1920s and the two were good friends. (Source: The documentary "Chaplin Today" from the DVD release of City Lights)
$84,669 (USA) (27 December 1992)
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