Essays & Articles

Here you will find a collection of articles and essays on Chaplin. This will be added to in the coming months and years to form a body of new research.

Chaplin's writing and directing collaboratorsA Clown for All Times

David Robinson on why Chaplin is still "the single most important artist produced by the cinema".

Chaplin's writing and directing collaboratorsChaplin's writing and directing collaborators

Hooman Mehran records the relationships between Chaplin and the other contributors to his work.

Chaplin and the HarlequinadeChaplin and the Harlequinade

Bryony Dixon ties Chaplin's early film career to the English stage traditions of the pantomime.