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Sound of Cinema: Chaplin and Music

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Charlie Chaplin's role as a pioneering actor, comedian and film maker we know. Less well known is his work as a film composer. Although he could not read music, he worked very closely with music collaborators, singing ideas and giving advice about instrumentation. Matthew Sweet explores the importance of music in Chaplin's creative life and the crucial role it played in his films.

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Sat 28 Sep 2013 12:15

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