A Guide to Chaplin resources

This guide will help the Chaplin researcher to locate resources worldwide. Chaplin related materials are held in a variety of different locations around the globe. You will find here links to the principal collections of Chaplin films, and films about Chaplin, memorabilia, images of all kinds, special collections, books and articles.

These links will guide you to archives, libraries and collections around the world and specific sources in the UK.

bfi Chaplin Materials

The bfi's Chaplin-related collections assembled over the 65 years of institutional collecting. Includes digitised Chaplin materials (including the recently acquired David Robinson Collection), which are arranged in 3 sections: Biography, Filmography and Bibliography.

UK Chaplin sources

Records held in the various civic archives of London relating to Chaplin's earliest years.

Worldwide Chaplin sources

The materials relating to Chaplin's life and work are multifarious and widely spread throughout the world. Here we list major collections and provide some useful links.