Chaplin changes – Monsieur Verdoux

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“Chaplin changes! Can you?” – posters heralded all over the world in 1947 before Chaplin’s latest film, Monsieur Verdoux was released. His change was quite a drastic one and it soon turned out that the public wasn’t ready to see their favourite Little Tramp turn into a sarcastic French serial killer.

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Audrey Hepburn in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

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Based on Truman Capote’s novella, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is one of the most emblematic films of Old Hollywood and also an outstanding piece in Audrey Hepburn’s work. She was born 87 years ago today and soon became the brightest star of Hollywood, appearing in the best of romantic films. However, Breakfast at Tiffany’s was different in many ways, as it is impossible to decide whether it’s a romantic trifle or a serious drama.

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