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Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin 

Young Charlie Chaplin (original title)
A film about the early life of the great comedy film maker.

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1989  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Joe Geary Joe Geary ...  Charlie Chaplin 6 episodes, 1989
Lee Whitlock Lee Whitlock ...  Sydney Chaplin 6 episodes, 1989
Twiggy ...  Hannah Chaplin 6 episodes, 1989
Ian McShane ...  Charles Chaplin Snr 6 episodes, 1989
Paul Bigley Paul Bigley ...  Stan Laurel 3 episodes, 1989
David Kossoff ...  Pawnbroker 3 episodes, 1989
Derek Royle Derek Royle ...  Workhouse Registrar 3 episodes, 1989
Kevin Lloyd Kevin Lloyd ...  Fred Karno 3 episodes, 1989
Paul Mark Elliott Paul Mark Elliott ...  Harry Weldon 3 episodes, 1989
Amber Bezer Amber Bezer ...  Alice 3 episodes, 1989
Elaine Lordan Elaine Lordan ...  Cora 3 episodes, 1989
Georgia Allen Georgia Allen ...  Louise 2 episodes, 1989
Elizabeth Spriggs ...  Madge Kendal 2 episodes, 1989
Christopher Blake Christopher Blake ...  Asylum Doctor 2 episodes, 1989
David Marrick David Marrick ...  Stage Manager 2 episodes, 1989
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Storyline

The early life of Cinema's first great comedic artist is portrayed. Young Charlie is a boy who is struggling in poverty with a mother who is losing her mind and a faithful brother. The film recounts his struggle to survive in these circumstances while striving to succeed in the theatre as a way out. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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References The Gold Rush (1925) See more »

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