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Young Charlie Chaplin

Young Charlie Chaplin

Six-part mini-series produced in Great Britain by Thames Television about the early life of famed comedian Charlie Chaplin. The series aired in the United States on PBS in 1989 and was filmed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Chaplin's birth. Joe Geary starred in the title role.

Episode Info

Final: 1x06 -- Episode 6 (Mar/01/1989)

In this concluding episode, we get to see the birth of the tramp character with which Charlie Chaplin will forever be associated.
Joe GearyJoe Geary
As Charlie Chaplin
Lee WhitlockLee Whitlock
As Sydney Chaplin
Twiggy LawsonTwiggy Lawson
As Hannah Chaplin
Ian McShaneIan McShane
As Charlie Chaplin, Sr.

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Executive Producer: Alan Horrox
Producer: Colin Shindler
Production Designer: David Marshall (2)
Casting: Linda Butcher
First Assistant Director: Gary White
Second Assistant Director: Jane Studd
Music: Rachel Portman
Costume Designer: Moira Wallington
Make-up: Hazel Burgess, Diane Millar
Cinematographer: Simon Kossoff

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Recurring Guests

Derek Royle as Registrar (3 eps)
Paul Mark Elliott as Harry Weldon (2 eps)
Kevin Lloyd as Fred Karno (2 eps)
Georgia Allen (1) as Louise (2 eps)
Elaine Lordan as Cora (2 eps)
Paul Bigley as Stan Laurel (2 eps)
Amber Bezer as Alice (2 eps)

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Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Celebrities | Cinema/Theatre | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv LONDON ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Sundays
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: January 25, 1989
Ended: March 01, 1989
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