Early Chaplin Views of the Selig Studio

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John Bengtson
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Early Chaplin Views of the Selig Studio

Postby John Bengtson » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:35 pm

Charlie Chaplin filmed some of the earliest scenes of his career beside the Selig Polyscope Studio, the first permanent studio in Los Angeles. Built in 1909 it stood just two blocks north of the Keystone Studio. The studio appears several times during Tillie's Punctured Romance.

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Above, Charlie in Those Love Pangs.

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Another likely first, Charlie beside a commode, a decade before one appeared onscreen during The Crowd.

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