G | | Drama, Music, Romance
A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.
The flea circus act in the film was a comedy idea that Charles Chaplin had conceived of in 1919. Originally, he used it in the one completed scene of an aborted film project called The Professor (1919). Later he attempted to use the idea for The Circus (1928) and The Great Dictator (1940), but could not justify in either ... ...
There's something about working the streets I like. It's the tramp in me I suppose.
The letter Calvero receives from Redfern states that his performance at Middlesex is on Monday 5 September. In 1914, when the scene is supposed to take place, 5 September was a Saturday.
"The glamour of limelight, from which age must pass as youth enters."