Charlie Chaplin Press Photograph Waving Outside Savoy Hotel 1952
Subject of Press Photograph:
Charlie Chaplin press photograph showing him waving outside the Savoy Hotel during his tour of Britain to promote his latest film, Limelight.
Date of the Press Photograph: Sept 23 1952
Event of the Press Photograph:
The reporter's typed green slip adhered to the reverse of the photograh reads:
"CHAPLIN'S Beam For a London Crowd"
"No longer the sad-faced little comedian, Charlie Chaplin beams and waves to the crowd outside the Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, this evening (Tuesday).
Chaplin, accompanied by his family, arrived in London to-day for the premier of his new film ;Limelight'.
Size of Press Photograph: 8.00 x 10.00 inches
Condition of the Press Photograph:
The reverse of the Charlie Chaplin press photograph has the P.A. Reuter rubber stamp together with the reporter's green typed slip.
Condition of this Charlie Chaplin press photograph is Fine.
This is an important Charlie Chaplin press photograph since Chaplin was refused re-entry into the U.S. due to what they believed was a Communist sympathiser. However, on this day Charlie Chaplin was reported in the Guardian newspaper as saying that he was not a Communist.