in MUSIC HALL and VAUDEVILLE
in the UK, US AMERICA, and Canada
is a web site relating to the book:
CHAPLIN - Stage by Stage
by A.J Marriot
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Published 2003 [ISBN: 09521308-1-5 (13 digit: 978-0-9521308-1-9)]
A detailed record of Charlie
Chaplin's stage appearances,
The Eight Lancashire Lads; Sherlock
If you don't know Chaplin before 1914 - you don't know Chaplin at all.A.J Marriot (2003)
Order now by clicking on the BOOKSHELF link, above:
I was amazed by the book. It really is
the single most massively researched book
I'm much enjoying 'Chaplin - Stage
by Stage' - impossible to understand him,
'... a treasure trove of theatrical
detective work, and an absolutely wonderful
Not only is it a brilliant piece of research, but is also wonderfully written.
Charlie as the drunk, Archibald Binks, from the US vaudeville tour of A Night in a London Club. 1912
There are HUNDREDS of books covering the films
of Charlie Chaplin,
but 'CHAPLIN - Stage by Stage' is the only one which
exclusively covers Charlie's pre-film stagework.
It contains over 550
of Chaplin on stage,
between 1899 and November 1913 in:
England, Scotland, Wales, Jersey, Guernsey,
Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland,
Paris, Canada and the United States of America -
the vast majority of which were previously unknown.
If you have come to
this site just to lift
images, then you'll probably be disappointed.
However, if you buy the book, you won't be.
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Also by "A.J" Marriot
A record of the 1905 - 1914 Fred Karno Company tours of America,
and a reunion site for descendants of the original Karno Comedians.