At the California Museum of Catalina Island Museum this week opened an exhibition dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the birth of silent film star Charlie Chaplin.
In addition to the exhibition, in honor of this remarkable date May 17 will host the 27th annual show of silent films, which represent a masterpiece of old movie “City Lights” with famous actor. The film “City Lights” which will show at the Avalon Casino building, the game will be accompanied by a symphony orchestra, led by conductor Richard Kaufman, winner of the Grammy Awards. Also on the premises of a casino in Avalon Museum held an exhibition “Secret love affair: Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard,” which you can visit to learn more about the personal life of the actor. Originally from London, Chaplin became successful and have an early age, and at the age of twenty years, rose to international fame pedestal. Audience of all ages loved to watch the misadventures of its hero, the little tramp.
“Inhabiting in Hollywood, Chaplin often traveled to the island of Catalina,” – said Gail Fornase, the museum’s director of public relations. – “His love affair with the island lasted nearly 30 years.”
“In 1932, he met the producer of the film on the yacht during a trip to Catalina Island Paulette Goddard, a young actress, and wanted to make her a star.”
Fornase said that the exhibition of the museum shows the development of the case, which at that time was considered scandalous, and the life of the island, which they really liked.
Author: Anastasiia Trepyton