Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin (1989– )
"Young Charlie Chaplin" (original title)

TV Series  |   |  Biography, Drama, Musical
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A film about the early life of the great comedy film maker.

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Complete series cast summary:
Joe Geary ...
 Charlie Chaplin (6 episodes, 1989)
Lee Whitlock ...
 Sydney Chaplin (6 episodes, 1989)
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 Hannah Chaplin (6 episodes, 1989)
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 Charles Chaplin Snr (6 episodes, 1989)
Paul Bigley ...
 Stan Laurel (3 episodes, 1989)
David Kossoff ...
 Pawnbroker (3 episodes, 1989)
Derek Royle ...
 Workhouse Registrar (3 episodes, 1989)
Kevin Lloyd ...
 Fred Karno (3 episodes, 1989)
Paul Mark Elliott ...
 Harry Weldon (3 episodes, 1989)
Amber Bezer ...
 Alice (3 episodes, 1989)
Elaine Lordan ...
 Cora (3 episodes, 1989)
Georgia Allen ...
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Elizabeth Spriggs ...
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Christopher Blake ...
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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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