Charlie Chaplin - beloved by his generation, nearly forgotten today - was a cinematic visionary in endless conflict with his times. It turns out, legendary film critic Richard Schickel argues, that his life was far more fascinating than any of the Little Tramp's adventures. Here's his story.
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About the Author
Richard Schickel is a film historian, filmmaker, and film critic. He is the author of 37 books and the director-writer-producer of dozens of films and television documentaries, largely about film makers and movie history. Schickel began his career as a film critic at Life in 1965 and served in a similar capacity at Time until 2009. He has held a Guggenheim fellowship, was awarded an honorary degree from the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute Book Prize, as well as the William K. Everson Award from the National Board of Review and the Telluride Film Festival's Silver Medal, both for his service to the film industry.