BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 17—SILENT TRIBUTE FROM A FAN—A man who declined to identify himself except to say he is a fan of actor Gary Cooper, kneels today beside the floral-covered grave of the movie star in Holy Cross Cemetery near Beverly Hills, Calif. Cooper died of cancer on Saturday and was buried yesterday.
Charlie Chaplin and his closest friend Douglas Fairbanks - set of Charlies film “The Circus” circa 1927.
Doug passed away of a heart attack in 1939 at the age of 56, in Charlie’s autobiography written in the early 1960’s he still talked of missing who he called “the only true friend I ever really had in Hollywood”
Florence Vidor, cover of Motion Picture Classic magazine, June 1920
One of the best Chaplin gifs I have found on tumblr in my opinion.
Charlie in “The Masquerader” Keystone film 1914, he plays an actor in this film and here he is greeting his fans
“I mean, it used to be so romantic to go to a movie— to sit in a great big theater that had a balcony, and boxes, and fabulous gilt trim on the walls, and a big red velvet curtain. Now we go to horrible unadorned grey rectangles where the sound bleeds in from the grey rectangles right next door. It’s sad.” -Nora Ephron
The Love Light, 1921
“The sweet pain of happiness—”
Ramon Novarro, Scaramouche, 1923