The entire Chaplin life history in words and pictures 900 images including many previously unseen stills, onset photos, memos, documents, storyboards, posters, and
designs, plus scripts and images for unmade films.
An oral history, told from the point of view of Chaplin himself, drawing upon his extensive writings, many of which have never been reprinted before. Supplementary interviews with some of his closest collaborators.
Material from over 150 books of press clippings in Chaplin's archives, which range from his early days in music halls to his death Chaplin's short films, from Making a Living (1914) to The Pilgrim (1923), as well as all of his feature-length movies, from The Kid (1921) to A Countess from Hong Kong (1967).