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HB - Hardback PB - Paperback
CHAPLIN ARABIC BOOKS
HB PB
Mudhakkirat Charli Chaplin
ARABIC - 1965
Mudhakkirat Charli Chaplin
By Charlie Chaplin
Dar Al-Hilal 1965 (Cairo, Egypt)
Paperback Edition
225 Pages - No Illustrations

This Egyptian edition, 'MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY' was translated by Salah Hafez, and published in two parts. This is the second part.

CHAPLIN CAMBODIAN BOOKS
Mudhakkirat Charli Chaplin
LATEST
CAMBODIAN - 2007

Chaplin
By Brigitte Labbe
Sipar 2007
Paperback Edition
40 Pages - Illustrated

This book has two authors: Brigitte Labbe and Michel Puech. This is the Cambodian edition of a French book edited in 2004. See French section. All the illustrations are drawings.

CHAPLIN CHINESE BOOKS
Tang Tai Tien Ying Fa Chan Shih Ti So Ying

CHINESE - 1977 (added in the current library)
Tang Tai Tien Ying Fa Chan Shih Ti So Ying
By Charles Chaplin
Taipei: Chi Wen Ch'u Pan She 1977 (Taiwan)
Paperback Edition
637 Pages - Illustrated

First Chinese edition of Chaplin's 'My Autobiography'.

CHAPLIN DUTCH & DANISH BOOKS
Tjitte De Vries
DUTCH - 1976
Chaplin
By Tjitte De Vries
AO 76 N°1601
Stichting IVIO 1976
Paperback Edition
20 Pages - Illustrated

Robert Eddy
DANISH - 1928
Chaplin Chaplin
Hans Liv Og Levned

By Robert Eddy
Zinklar Zinglersen & c°1928
Paperback Edition
115 Pages - Illustrated

In English, the title reads "Charlie Chaplin, his life and career"

Uitgeverij BZZTôH
DUTCH - 1993
De Autobiografie
By Charles Chaplin
Uitgeverij BZZTôH 1993
Paperback Edition
571 Pages - Illustrated

Mijn Vader Charlie
DUTCH - 1961
MIJN Vader Charlie
By Charles Chaplin, Jr.
Scheltens & Giltay 1961
Hardback Edition shown without Jacket
336 Pages - Illustrated

Mijn Leven
DUTCH - 1964
MIJN LEVEN
By Charles Chaplin
Koninklijke uitgeverij erven j.j. tijl n.v. zwolle 1964
Hardback Edition without Jacket
572 Pages - Illustrated

Mijn Liv
DANISH - 1964
MIJN LIV
By Charles Chaplin
Gyldendal 1964
Hardback Edition without Jacket
452 Pages - Illustrated

Danish edition of "MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY"

Van Cottom
DUTCH - 1945
EEN GENIALE CLOWN: CHARLIE CHAPLIN
By J. Van Cottom
Stars Reek - Cine-Revue 1945
Paperback Edition
16 Pages - Illustrated

Michael Gold
DUTCH - 1990
Charlie Chaplins Parade
By Michael Gold
Alfred Holz Verlag 1990
Hardback Edition without Jacket
56 Pages - Illustrated with drawings only

Phillippe Magniaux
DUTCH - 1974
De Dwaze Avonturen van
Charlie Chaplin de Goudkoorts
By Philippe Magniaux
Williams Lektuur 1974
Paperback Edition
48 Pages - Illustrated

Dutch comic edition of the movie THE GOLD RUSH.

CHAPLIN ENGLISH BOOKS
Silent Traces
ENGLISH - 2006
Silent Traces
Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Charlie Chaplin

By John Bengtson
Santa Monica Press 2006
Paperback Edition
301 Pages - Illustrated

Silent Traces
ENGLISH - 1985
Charlie Chaplin
By Maurice Bessy
Harper & Row 1985
Hardback Edition with Jacket
440 Pages - Illustrated

First U.S. edition.

W. Dodgson Bowman
ENGLISH - 2004

Charlie Chaplin
By Pam Brown
Orient Longman Private Ltd India 2004
Paperback Edition
62 Pages - Illustrated

Sixth reprint in India.
W. Dodgson Bowman
ENGLISH - 2007
Charlie Chaplin: His Life and Art
By W. Dodgson Bowman
Kessinger Publishing 2007
Paperback Edition
134 Pages - Illustrated

Fac-simile reprint of the original 1931 book.

W. Dodgson Bowman
LATEST
ENGLISH - 2002
Charlie Chaplin a Photo Diary
By Michael Comte
Steidl Publishers 2002
Hardback Edition with Jacket
359 Pages - Illustrated

Alistair Cooke
ENGLISH - 2007
Charlie Chaplin: An Atlantic Portrait
By Alistair Cooke
Kessinger Publishing 2007
Paperback Edition
48 Pages - No Illustrations

Reprint of an article published in Atlantic Monthly in August 1939. The article is printed on 9 pages out of 48. The other pages of the book are white!

Jerry Epstein
ENGLISH - 1989
Remembering Charlie
By Jerry Epstein
Isis Large Print 1989
Hardback Edition without Jacket
345 Pages - No Illustrations

Chaplin Murder Mystery
ENGLISH - 2006

The Charlie Chaplin Murder Mystery
By Wes D. Gehring
Ramble House 2006
Paperback Edition
152 Pages - No Illustrations

A comic novel. Available through LULU.COM.
Christian Hansmeyer
ENGLISH - 1999
Charlie Chaplin's
Techniques for the Creation of Comic Effect in his Films
By Christian Hansmeyer
Grin Verlag 1999
Paperback Edition
12 Pages - No Illustrations

Kyp Harness
ENGLISH - 2008
The Art of Charlie Chaplin
By Kyp Harness
MacFarland 2008
Paperback Edition
222 Pages - No Illustrations

Copyright is 2008 though the book have been available since November 2007.

David Kent Henry
ENGLISH - 2005
Charlie Chaplin
By David Kent Henry
Adobe PDF document (E-Book)
232 Pages - Illustrated

We now have an e-book section of Chaplin books. Link

Kyp Harness

ENGLISH - 2008
The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin
By Dan Kamin
The Scarecrow Press 2008
Hardback Edition with Jacket
219 Pages - Illustrated


David Kent Henry


ENGLISH - 1917
Charlie Chaplin's Funny Stunts
By J. Keeley
M.A. Donohue & Co. 1917
Paperback Edition
12 Pages - Illustrated

Copyright is owned by J. Keeley.

Timothy J. Lyons

LATEST
ENGLISH - 2009
Chaplin The Tramp's Odissey
By Simon Louvish
Faber & Faber 2009
Paperback Edition
412 Pages - Illustrated

Essentially illustrated with caricatures.

Timothy J. Lyons
ENGLISH - 1979
Charlie Chaplin
A Guide to References and Resources

By Timothy J. Lyons
G.K. Hall & C° 1979
Hardback Edition without Jacket
232 Pages - No Illustrations

The Films of Charlie Chaplin
ENGLISH - 1965
The Films of Charlie Chaplin
By G.D. MacDonald, M. Conway, M. Ricci
Cadillac 1965
Hardback Edition with Jacket
224 Pages - Illustrated

Philippe Magniaux
ENGLISH - 1974
The Adventures of Charlie Chaplin
The Gold Rush

By Philippe Magniaux
Treasure Hour Books 1974
Hardback Edition without Jacket
48 Pages - Illustrated Comic

Also see French, Dutch and Portuguese sections.

Charles Maland
ENGLISH - 2007
City Lights
By Charles Maland
BFI Film Classics 2007
Paperback Edition
128 Pages - Illustrated

Charles MALAND is also author of "CHAPLIN AND AMERICAN CULTURE" (see English section). In the same BFI FILM CLASSIC collection is Joan Mellen's "MODERN TIMES."

Joyce Milton
ENGLISH - 1998
TRAMP
The Life of Charlie Chaplin
By Joyce Milton
Da Capo Press 1998
Paperback Edition
578 Pages - Illustrated

Kyp Harness
LATEST
ENGLISH - 2008
Chaplin at Essanay
By James L. Neibaur
McFarland 2008
Paperback Edition
212 Pages - Illustrated

Kyp Harness
LATEST
ENGLISH - 2008
Charlie Chaplin's South London
By Alan F. Parkinson
Quality School Brochure 2008
Hardback Edition with Jacket
104 Pages - Illustrated

Click on this link to learn more about this book.

David Robinson
ENGLISH - 1985
Chaplin: His Life and Art
By David Robinson
Collins 1985
Hardback Edition with Jacket
792 Pages - Illustrated

Robinson 1986 edition
ENGLISH - 1986

Chaplin: His Life and Art
By David Robinson
Paladin Grafton Books 1986
Paperback Edition
792 Pages - Illustrated

Robinson 2006
ENGLISH - 2006

Chaplin
By David Robinson
Edited by Paul Duncan
Movie Icons, Taschen 2006
Paperback Edition
192 Pages - Illustrated

Two multilingual editions exist: one is written is ENGLISH-GERMAN-FRENCH; the second book in SPANISH-ITALIAN-PORTUGUESE. Covers and layout are strictly identical.

Richard Schickel
ENGLISH - 2006
The Essential Chaplin Perspectives
on the life and art of the great comedian
Edited by Richard Schickel
Ivan R. Dee 2006
Paperback Edition
315 Pages - No Illustrations

Julian Smith
ENGLISH - 1984
Chaplin
By Julian Smith
Twayne, August 1984
Paperback Edition
161 Pages - Illustrated

First US paperback edition.

Gerith von Vlm
ENGLISH - 2007
Charlie Chaplin - King of Tragedy
By Gerith von Ulm
Kessinger Publishing 2007
Paperback Edition
403 Pages - Illustrated

This is a reprint of the original book. Photographs are thus of very low quality.

Linda Wada
ENGLISH - 2008
The Sea Gull "A Woman of the Sea"
By Linda Wada
Leading Ladies 2008
Paperback Edition
132 Pages - Illustrated

The Chaplin Studio's lost film starring Edna Purviance.

Linda Wada
LATEST
ENGLISH - 2008
Chaplin A Life
By Stephen Weissman, MD
Arcade 2008
Hardback Edition with Jacket
315 Pages - Illustrated

Charlie Chaplin's Chatter and Funny Sayings
ENGLISH - 1916
Charlie Chaplin's Chatter and Funny Sayings
no author listed
I&M Ottenheimer *1916
Paperback Edition
64 Pages - No Illustrations

According to Lennart Eriksson, though the book is copyrighted in 1916, it could have actually been printed later in the *20's. 

A Tribute to a Clown
ENGLISH - 1978
Chaplin, Clown and Genius
A TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE
No author
World Distributors 1978
Paperback Edition
34 Pages - Illustrated

The edition from Netherlands can be found in the Dutch section.

A Tribute to a Clown
ENGLISH - 2008
Charlie Chaplin
The Little Tramp
No author
Filiquarian Publishing Biographic 2008
Paperback Edition
49 Pages - No Illustrations

CHAPLIN ESTONIAN
Minu Elulugu

ESTONIAN - 1990 (added to the current library)
Minu Elulugu
(My Autobiography)
By Charles Chaplin

Eesti Raamat 1990
Hardback Edition without Jacket
512 Pages - Illustrated

CHAPLIN FRENCH BOOKS
André Bazin
FRENCH - 2007
Charlie Chaplin
By André Bazin
Petite Bibliothèque des Cahiers du Cinéma 2007
Paperback Edition
123 Pages - No Illustrations

This is strictly an identical edition of the original 2000 printing of this book.

Historia De Ma Vie
FRENCH - 1964
Histoire De Ma Vie
By Charles Chaplin
Robert Laffont 1964
Hardback Edition without Jacket
495 Pages - Illustrated

Historia De Ma Vie
FRENCH - 1989
Histoire De Ma Vie
By Charles Chaplin
Presses Pocket 1989
Paperback Edition
596 Pages - No Illustrations

Historia De Ma Vie
LATEST
FRENCH - 2008

17 Minutes Avec Mon Père
By Jane Chaplin
Florent Massot Editeur 2008
Paperback Edition
413 Pages - Illustrated

Le Manoir De Mon Pere
FRENCH - 2007
Le Manoir De Mon Père
By Eugène Chaplin
Ramsey 2007
Hardback Edition with Jacket
80 Pages - Illustrated

Photo album of Chaplin's last home with recollections of his life there by Charlie and Oona's 5th son.

Charlot puzzlebook
FRENCH - 2007
Charlot
Livre-Puzzle
By Nathalie Choux
mK2 Bayard 2007

Puzzle book for children with wooden bricks composing 6 original pictures of Charlie inspired by his films.

Federico Garcia Lorca
FRENCH - 1990
Meditations sur la défunte mère de Charlot,
traduit de l'espagnol par Claude Couffon
By Federico Garcia Lorca
Brandes 1990
Paperback Edition
38 Pages - No Illustrations

Poems written by the famous Spanish poet on occasion of Chaplin's mother death. (Dessins de Rafael Alberti.)

Essai Sur Charlie Chaplin
FRENCH - 1931

Essai Sur Charlie Chaplin
By J. Geralde
Editions de l'Elan 1931
Paperback Edition
61 Pages - No Illustrations

La Ruée Vers L'or
FRENCH - 2007

La Ruée Vers L'or
By Laurence Gillot et Olivier Balez
mK2 Bayard 2007
Hardback Edition without Jacket
62 Pages - Illustrated

'LE KID' issue in the same collection.

Le Kid
FRENCH - 2007
Le Kid
By Laurence Gillot et Olivier Balez
mK2 Bayard 2007
Hardback Edition without Jacket
62 Pages - Illustrated

'La Ruée Vers L'or ' issue in the same collection.

Mariange Lapeysonnie
FRENCH - 2006
Le Supplice de Tantale ou Charlot L'Affamé
By Mariange Lapeysonnie
Ed Aleas 2006
Paperback Edition
171 Pages - No Illustrations

Jérôme Larcher
FRENCH - 2007
Charlie Chaplin
By Jérôme Larcher
Collection Grands Cinéastes, Le Monde
Les Cahiers Du Cinema 2007
Paperback Edition
96 Pages - Illustrated

Philippe Lecuyer
FRENCH - 2007
Connaissez-Vous Charlie Chaplin?
By Philippe Lecuyer
Marabout 2007
Paperback Edition
160 Pages - Illustrated

This is a funny book aiming at testing our knowledge of Chaplin, his life and his career. The book contains questions and answers. No illustrations.

Philippe Magniaux
FRENCH - 1974
Les Aventures de Charlot
La Ruée Vers L'or
By Philippe Magniaux
Williams France 1974
Hardback Edition without Jacket
48 Pages - Illustrated Comic

The story of the movie THE GOLD RUSH in comics (see also English, Dutch and Portuguese pages).

Philippe Magniaux
FRENCH - 1974
Les Aventures de Charlot
Les Temps Modernes
By Philippe Magniaux
Editions Williams 1974
Hardback Edition without Jacket
46 Pages - Illustrated Comic

French comic edition of the movie MODERN TIMES.

Nadia Meflah
FRENCH - 2007
Chaplin Et Les Femmes
By Nadia Meflah
Editions Philippe Rey 2007
Paperback Edition
188 Pages - Illustrated

Nadia Meflah is the main contributor for the www.charles-chaplin.net french website.

Henri Poulaille
FRENCH - 1928
Charlot
By Henri Poulaille
Grasset, collection "Le Moment", 1928
Paperback Edition
192 Pages - Illustrated

Unlike the others French editions of this book (titled "CHARLES CHAPLIN"), this one doesn't present the foreword by Paul MORAND entitled "An evening with Charlie in New York".
Edouard Ramon (Ramond)
FRENCH - 1927

La Passion de Charlie Chaplin (Charlot)
By Edouard *Ramon
Editions Baudinière 1927
Paperback Edition
253 Pages - Illustrated

The same book has been published by the same editor (Editions Baudinière) with various covers (see the others entries in our library). However, inside, the layout is strictly the same.

*Please note that on the cover, the author's name was misspelled: RAMON instead of RAMOND! We have his other books listed in the library under Edouard Ramond.

Edouard Ramon (Ramond)
FRENCH - 1991
Charlie Chaplin
By Georges Sadoul
Ramsay Poche Cinéma 1991
Paperback Edition
272 Pages - Illustrated

Fac simile reprint of "VIE DE CHARLOT" edited in France in 1952, 1957 and 1978.
Sam Stourdze
FRENCH - 2007
Chaplin
By Sam Stourdze
mK2 Bayard 2007
Hardback Edition without Jacket
93 Pages - Illustrated

CHAPLIN GERMAN BOOKS
Das Grosses Charlie Chaplin Buch
GERMAN - 1984
Das Grosse Charlie Chaplin Buch
By Maurice Bessy
Schirmer/Mosel 1984
Hardback Edition with Jacket
439 Pages - Illustrated

Die Geschichte Meines Lebens
GERMAN - 2004
Die Geschichte Meines Lebens
By Charles Chaplin
Fischer Verlag 2004
Hardback Edition with Jacket
510 Pages - Illustrated

Charlie Chaplin auto book
GERMAN - 2004 (Audiobook)
Die Geschichte Meines Lebens
By Charlie Chaplin
Hoffmann und Campe Verlag 2004
Audio Book

Audiobook composed of 4 CD's narrating Chaplin's
"MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY"


Wolfgang Gersch
GERMAN - 1989
Chaplin in Berlin
Illustrierte Miniatur von Berliner Zeitungen von 1931
By Wolfgang Gersch
Argon verlag 1989
Hardback Edition with Jacket
174 Pages - Illustrated

O.F. Heinrich
GERMAN - 1932
Chaplin Auf Der Verbrecherjagd
By O.F. Heinrich
Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft 1932
Hardback Edition without Jacket
94 Pages - Illustrated with drawings

We have the Dutch version in our library.

Fratz Hirzel
GERMAN - 1982
Chaplins Shatten
By Fritz Hirzel
Kaleidoskop Verlag 1982 (Switzerland)
Hardback Edition with Jacket
472 Pages - Illustrated

Arnold HOELLRIEGEL
GERMAN - 1931
Lichter Der Grossstadt
Der Film vom Strolch Charlie,
dem Millionar und dem blinden Madchen
By Arnold Hoellriegel
E.P. TAL & C° Verlag, Wien 1931
Paperback Edition
80 Pages - Illustrated

Arnold HOELLRIEGEL
GERMAN - 1953
Das ist Chaplin
Sein Leben, Seine Filme Seine Zeit
by Georges Sadoul
Globus Verlag Coll. 'Die Buchgemeinde' 1953
Hardback Edition without Jacket
256 Pages - Illustrated

The dustjacket is missing on that copy especially designed for the 'Die Buchgemeinde' collection. As the hardback cover is different from the first Globus Verlag edition, maybe the dust jacket is different too.

Johannes Schmitt
GERMAN - 2006
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
Eine dramaturgische Studie
by Johannes Schmitt
LIT Verlag Berlin 2006
Paperback Edition
128 Pages - Illustrated with drawings only

Hans SIEMSSEN
GERMAN - 1924
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
by Hans Siemssen
Feuer-Verlag, Liepzig 1924
Paperback Edition
45 Pages - Illustrated

Uber Chaplin
GERMAN - 1989
Uber Chaplin
By Wilfried Wiegand
Diogenes 1989
Paperback Edition
391 Pages - Illustrated

See this LINK for the 1978 German edition.

CHAPLIN HEBREW BOOKS
Hayyaw Wizirato
HEBREW - 1955 (added to the current library)
Charlie Chaplin
Hayyaw Wizirato
By Abraham B. Yoffe
Iddit 1955
Hardback Edition with Jacket
227 Pages - Illustrated

CHAPLIN IRAN BOOKS
chaplin my autobiography iran

FARSI (added to current library)
My Autobiography
By Charles Chaplin
Editor Unknown - Year of printing unknown
Paperback Edition
691 Pages - Illustrated

Dear Readers: We could use your assistance to the information on these three Chaplin book from Iran. If anyone has information, we would be interested in hearing from you.

You can e-mail us at our Contact Us page.

Thank you,
Dominique and Linda, ednapurviance.org

iran chaplin book

FARSI (added to current library)
My Autobiography
By Charles Chaplin
Editor Unknown - Year of printing unknown
Paperback Edition
728 Pages - Illustrated

Dear Readers: If anyone has information, we would be interested in hearing from you.

You can e-mail us at our Contact Us page.

Thank you,
Dominique and Linda, ednapurviance.org

charlie chaplin iran book

FARSI (added to current library)
Charlie Chaplin
Author Unknown
Editor Unknown - Year of printing unknown
Paperback Edition
200 Pages - Illustrated

Dear Readers: If anyone has information, we would be interested in hearing from you.

You can e-mail us at our Contact Us page.

Thank you,
Dominique and Linda, ednapurviance.org

CHAPLIN ITALIAN BOOKS
Charlie Chaplin Association Chaplin - Paris

ITALIAN - 1974
Charlie Chaplin
100 Immagini - 100 Documenti
By Association Chaplin - Paris
Commune di Colonnella 2000
Paperback Edition
73 Pages - Illustrated

Catalogue of a Chaplin Exhibition (see also Italian section).

Corbaccio press CHARLOT

ITALIAN - 1930

IO
E VOI (Memorie)
By CHARLOT (Charlie Chaplin)
Corbaccio 1930
Paperback Edition
261 Pages - Illustrated

Italian edition of "MY TRIP ABROAD".

Luci Della Ribalta

ITALIAN - 1953

Luci Della Ribalta
By Charles S. Chaplin
Edizioni dell'Ateneo 1953
Paperback Edition
127 Pages - No Illustrations*

Italian edition of the screenplay of LIMELIGHT (see also the 'MONTESANTI Fausto' entry in our library). *With the exception of two drawings of Chaplin as Calvero, no other illustrations.

Fabbri Editori

ITALIAN - 2000
La Mia Vita
By Charles S. Chaplin
Fabbri Editori 2000
Hardback Edition without Jacket
595 Pages - No Illustrations

Collection "Le Grandi Biografie"

Rizzoli

ITALIAN - 1993

La Mia Vita
By Charles S. Chaplin
Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli Supersaggi 1993
Paperback Edition
595 Pages - Illustrated

Rizzoli

ITALIAN - 1961
Charlot Mio Padre
By Charles Chaplin, Jr.
Rizzoli 1961
Hardback Edition with Jacket
316 Pages - Illustrated

Michel Duino

ITALIAN - 1959

Charlot
IL RE DELLO SCHERMO
By Michel Duino
Marabout-Junior Edizione S.A.I.E. 1959
Paperback Edition
157 Pages - Illustrated with drawings only

P.S.- Italian edition of the French book: "CHARLOT, ROI DE L'ECRAN"

Garrone

ITALIAN - 1972

Charlie Chaplin: L'UOMO CHE FU CHARLOT
By Virginia Galante Garrone
Incontri 15, U. Mursia & C° 1972
Paperback Edition
160 Pages - Illustrated only in drawings

Giuseppe Marotta Sr.

ITALIAN - 1972
Le Avventure Di Charlot
By Giuseppe Marotta Sr.
Bietti 1972
Paperback Edition
141 Pages - Illustrated

Giuseppe Marotta Sr.

ITALIAN - 2007
Charlie Chaplin
il tempo delle immagini
By Alessandro Mazzanti
Ente dello Spettacolo 2007
Paperback Edition
190 Pages - Illustrated

Fausto MONTESANTI

ITALIAN - 1953

Luci Della Ribalta
Sceneggiatura
By Charlie Chaplin
with a foreword by Fausto MONTESANTI
Bianco e Nero Editore 1953 9 (2nd edition)

Paperback Edition
141 Pages - Illustrated

Italian version of the screenplay of LIMELIGHT.

Charlie Chaplin

ITALIAN - 1989*
Charlie Chaplin
By Camillo Moscati
Edizioni Lo Vecchio 1989
Paperback Edition
143 Pages - Illustrated

*Not sure on the date for it is not written in the book.
Camillo Moscati

ITALIAN - 2005
Charlie Chaplin IL Grande Dittatore
By Camillo Moscati
Edizioni Lo Vecchio 2005
Paperback Edition
112 Pages - Illustrated

Latest Edition

La Vie E L'Arte

ITALIAN - 1987
Chaplin, La Vita E L'Arte
By David Robinson
Marsilio Editori 1987
Hardback Edition with Jacket
864 Pages - Illustrated

La Vita E L'Arte Robinson Italian edition 2006

ITALIAN - 2006
Chaplin, La Vita E L'Arte
By David Robinson
Marsilio/La Biblioteca di Repubblica 2006
Hardback Edition with Jacket
884 Pages - Illustrated

Latest Edition in Italian.

Georges Sadoul

ITALIAN - 1952
Vita Di Charlot
By Georges Sadoul
Giulio Einaudi Editore 1952
Paperback Edition
275 Pages - Illustrated

Francesco SAVIO

ITALIAN - 1972

IL Tutto Chaplin
By Francesco Savio
Biennale di Venezia, 3M 1972
Paperback Edition
328 Pages - Illustrated

Compilation of all the Chaplin movies on occasion of the 33rd "Mostra Internazionale d'arte cinematografica di Venezia".
Giorgio SOLMI

ITALIAN - 1999

Charlie Chaplin sarebbe nato nel 1889...
By Giorgio Solmi
L'autore Libri Firenze 1999
Paperback Edition
386 Pages - No Illustrations

Though Chaplin's name and image appear in title and cover, the book does not deal with Chaplin, but with the story of Italy during the 20th century. A curiosity...
Un Comico Vede IL Mondo

ITALIAN - 2006
Un Comico Vede IL Mondo
By Lisa Stein
Le Mani Cineteca di Bologna 2006
Hardback Edition without Jacket
190 Pages - Illustrated

Essay about Chaplin's report of his 1931-1932 world tour, originally published in "WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION" under the title: "A COMEDIAN SEES THE WORLD"

CHAPLIN E L'IMMAGINE

ITALIAN - 2007
CHAPLIN E L'IMMAGINE
By Sam Stourdze
Cineteca Bologna Le Mani 2007
Paperback Edition
263 Pages - Illustrated

Italian edition of the exhibition catalogue first printed in France in 2005 (see French section under the name Patrice Blouin - French book had three authors - Blouin, Delage and Stourdze). Contains some identical chapters from "CHAPLIN ET LES IMAGES"

Armando Curcio Editore

ITALIAN - (date unknown)
Charlie Chaplin: L'Infanzia
By (author unknown)
Armando Curcio Editore (date unknown)
Paperback Edition
32 Pages - Illustrated

This is the first part of a serie based upon David ROBINSON's book "CHAPLIN, his life and art". We do not know how many parts in this special Italian series.

CHAPLIN JAPANESE BOOKS
Kiyoshi FUKUKAWA

JAPANESE - 1992 (in current library)
Charles Chaplin: The Life Story
by Kiyoshi Fukukawa
Media Factory 1992
Hardback Edition without Jacket
138 Pages - Illustrated

Ono Hiroyuki

JAPANESE - 2007 (in current library)
Chaplin and War
by Ono Hiroyuki and David Robinson
The Chaplin Society in Japan 2007
Paperback Edition
64 Pages - Illustrated

This version in Japanese and English.


JAPANESE - 2006 (in current library)
Charles Chaplin in Japan
by Ono Hiroyuki
The Chaplin Society in Japan 2006
Hardback Edition without Jacket
121 Pages - Illustrated


JAPANESE - 2007
The Whole Story of Chaplin Out-takes
by Ono Hiroyuki
NHK 2007
Paperback Edition
368 Pages - Illustrated

A detailed examination of the Chaplin out-takes compiled by Kevin BROWNLOW and David GILL in 1983 for their 'UNKNOWN CHAPLIN' series.


JAPANESE - 2007
The Plot to Assassinate Chaplin
by Ono Hiroyuki
Media Factory 2007
Hardback Edition with Jacket
317 Pages - Illustrated


JAPANESE - 2005
Charles Chaplin King of Comedy
by Ray Igami
Kindai-eiga-sha C° Ltd 2005
Paperback Edition
96 Pages - Illustrated

This is the second edition of a book originally published in 1978. This edition edited by Shuzo Kosugi.

Ono Hiroyuki

JAPANESE -1973
Sekai-No Eigasakka
19 Charles Chaplin
by no author for this book
Kinema Junpo C° Ltd 1973
Paperback Edition
286 Pages - Illustrated

Film Directors of the World N°19: Charles Chaplin

Ono Hiroyuki

LATEST
JAPANESE -1988

Chaplin, Hohoemi to Hitotsubu No Namida
by Raj Sacranie
Ed Yugaka - Sha 1988
Hardback Edition with Jacket
128 Pages - Illustrated

N.B.: Illustrated in drawings. This is the 2nd Japanese edition of the book published in English in 1980. In English, the title reads "CHAPLIN, WHO BRINGS YOU A SMILE, AND PERHAPS A TEAR"

Ono Hiroyuki

JAPANESE - 2007
Chaplin Symposium in Nara 2006 . 2007
by Yuba Toshihiko
Nara TV Broadcasting Company (TVN) 2007
Paperback Edition
180 Pages - Illustrated

Bilingual report on Chaplin Conferences held in Nara (Japan) in 2006 and 2007.

CHAPLIN LATVIAN BOOKS
Mana Dzive

LATVIAN - 1966
Mana Dzive
by Carlzs Caplins (Charles Chaplin)
Ieverojamu Cilveku Dzive 1966
Hardback Edition with Jacket
503 Pages - Illustrated

CHAPLIN NORWEGIAN BOOKS
Charlie Chaplin Jr

NORWEGIAN - 1961

MIN FAR CHARLIE CHAPLIN
By Charles Chaplin Jr
Tiden Norsk Forlag, Oslo 1961
Hardback Edition with Jacket
223 Pages - Illustrated

Charlie Chaplin Jr

NORWEGIAN - 1964

Chaplin Og Chaplinismen
By Vsevolod Meyerhold
Cappelens forlag 1964
Paperback Edition
46 Pages - No Illustrations

Charlie Chaplin Jr

NORWEGIAN - 1982

Chaplin
Collection "Mote med Chaplin"
By Calli Thaugland
Collection "Mote med..."
Gyldendal Norsk Forlag 1982
Paperback Edition
110 Pages - Illustrated

NEW SECTION - CHAPLIN POLISH BOOKS
Moja Autobiografia

POLISH - 1955

Moja Autobiografia
By Charles Chaplin
Czytelnik 1967
Hardback Edition with Jacket
563 Pages - Illustrated

Polish edition of "My Audiobiography".

Jego filmy i jego czasy

POLISH - 1955

Charlie Chaplin
Jego filmy i jego czasy
By Georges Sadoul
Filmowa Agencja Wydawnicza 1955
Paperback Edition
175 Pages - Illustrated

Polish edition of the French book "CHARLIE CHAPLIN, SES FILMS ET SON TEMPS".

CHAPLIN PORTUGUESE BOOKS
Bazin

PORTUGUESE - 2006
Charlie Chaplin
By André Bazin
Jorge Zahar Editor 2006 (Brazil)
Paperback Edition
118 Pages - Illustrated

Philippe Magniaux

PORTUGUESE - 1975
As Aventuras de Charlot
A Quimera Do Ouro
By Philippe Magniaux
Publicaciones Dom Quixote 1975
Hardback without Jacket Edition
48 Pages - Illustrated Comic

The story of the movie THE GOLD RUSH in comics (see also English, Dutch and French pages).

A Vida De Carlitos

LATEST
PORTUGUESE - 1981
Charles Chaplin
a vida, o mito, os filmes
By José de Matos-Cruz
Editorial Vega 1981
Paperback Edition
242 Pages - Illustrated

A Vida De Carlitos

PORTUGUESE - 1952 (added to the current library)
A Vida De Carlitos
By Georges Sadoul
Livraria-Editora da Casa do Estudante do Brasil 1952
Hardback Edition without Jacket
253 Pages - Illustrated

CHAPLIN RUSSIAN BOOKS
Carli Caplin
Moved to Russian page Mar. 22, 09
RUSSIAN - 1981

Carli Caplin
By Georges Sadoul
Iskusstvo (Moscow) 1981
Hardback Edition with Jacket
258 Pages - Illustrated

Definitive edition of "ZIZN CARLI (Carl'z Spenser Caplin, ego fil'my i ego vremja)", Russian translation of "VIE DE CHARLOT (Charles Spencer Chaplin, ses films et son temps)".

Carli Caplin Zizn' I Tvorcestvo
Moved to Russian page Mar. 22, 09
RUSSIAN - 1990
Carli Caplin
Zizn' I Tvorcestvo

By David Robinson
Raduga (Moscow) 1990

Hardback Edition without Jacket
671 Pages - Illustrated

Russian edition of CHAPLIN, HIS LIFE AND ART.

CHAPLIN SPANISH BOOKS
R. Bernard
LATEST
SPANISH - 2005

El Gran Dictador
By Gregorio Belinchon
Diario El Pais 2005
Hardback Edition without Jacket
57 Pages - Illustrated

The book comes with a DVD of the movie, and is part of a 35-book collection among them are three dedicated to Chaplin.

R. Bernard
SPANISH - 1962
Charlot
By R. Bernard
Enciclopedia Popular Ilustrada Serie M, n°3
Ediciones G.P. 1962
Paperback Edition
77 Pages - Illustrated with drawings

Mis Primeros Anos
SPANISH - 1981 (Argentina)
Mis Primeros Anos
By Charles Chaplin
Emece Editores 1981 (Argentina)

Paperback Edition
288 Pages - Illustrated

Mi Autobiografia
SPANISH - 1993
Mi Autobiografia
By Charles Chaplin
Debate 1993

Paperback Edition
558 Pages - Illustrated

SM Eisenstein
SPANISH - 1995
Mi Autobiografia
By Charles Chaplin
Salvat Editores 1995

Hardback edition without jacket
541 Pages - Illustrated

SM Eisenstein
LATEST
SPANISH - 1956

El Arte de Charles Chaplin
By S.M. Eisenstein, M. Bleiman, G. Kosinsev
Ediciones Nueva Vision Fishas N°24
Buenos Aires 1956
Paperback Edition
123 Pages - Illustrations

This is the first edition of this book published for Argentina.

SM Eisenstein
SPANISH - 1973
El Arte de Charles Chaplin
By S.M. Eisenstein, M. Bleiman, G. Kosinsev
Ediciones Nueva Vision Fishas N°24
Buenos Aires 1973

Paperback Edition
142 Pages - No Illustrations

This is the second edition of this book published for Argentina.
Luis Escodbar
SPANISH - 1937
Carta A Charlie Chaplin (Charlot)
By Luis Escobar
Editora Nacional Bilbao 1937
15 Pages - No Illustrations

Very interesting 15-page pamphlet without any illustrations edited in Spain during the 1937 Spanish Civil War, and inviting Chaplin and others Hollywood stars not to support the Republican and leftist side!

Raul Alberto GARCIA
SPANISH - 2004
Charles Chaplin
By Raul Alberto Garcia
Coleccion Los Protagonistas
Visor Argentina 2004
Hardback Edition without Jacket
95 Pages - No Illustrations

Los Films De Charlie Chaplin
SPANISH - 1972
Los Films De Charlie Chaplin
By Gerald MacDonald, Michael Conway, Mark Ricci
Ayma 1972
Paperback Edition
224 Pages - Illustrated

Los Films De Charlie Chaplin
SPANISH - 1994
Charlie Chaplin
Coleccion Las Grande Estrellas de Hollywood
By Gerald MacDonald, Michael Conway, Mark Ricci
RBA Editores 1994
Special edition for Editorial Planeta
Hardback Edition with Jacket
192 Pages - Illustrated

This is a second and special spanish edition of THE COMPLET FILMS OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN (1965), with the addition of an introductory text by Jose Maria Catata. See also "TODAS LAS PELICULAS DE CHARLIE CHAPLIN", by same authors, editor and date of printing.

Los Films De Charlie Chaplin
SPANISH - 1995
Todas Las Peliculas De Charlie Chaplin
By Gérald MacDonald, Michael Conway, Mark Ricci
Ediciones Odin 1995
Paperback Edition
223 Pages - Illustrated

Roberto MARES
SPANISH - 2003
Charles Chaplin
By Roberto Mares
Coleccion Los Grandes
Grupo Editorial Tomo, Mexico 2003
Paperback Edition
130 Pages - Illustrated

Roberto MARES
SPANISH - 1961
Vidas Ilustres: Charles Chaplin
By Mario Marin
Ediciones Recreativas Mexico 1961
Paperback Edition
32 Pages - Illustrated

Biography of Chaplin in comics. Drawings by Ramon Alonso.

Roberto MARES
SPANISH - 1972
Vidas Ilustres: Charles Chaplin
By Mario Marin
Ediciones Recreativas Mexico 1972
Paperback Edition
32 Pages - Illustrated

Biography of Chaplin in comics. Drawings by Ramon Alonso.
Jean MITRY
SPANISH - 1967
Charlot y la "fabulacion chaplinesca"
By Jean Mitry
Editorial Fontanella 1967
Paperback Edition
185 Pages - No Illustrations

Jean MITRY
SPANISH - 2005
La Quimera De Oro
By Ramiro Cristóbal Muñoz
Diario El Pais 2005
Hardback Edition without Jacket
57 Pages - Illustrated

The book comes with a DVD of the movie, and is part of a 35-book collection among them are three dedicated to Chaplin.

Rafael OBDULIO LOZZA
SPANISH - 1979
EL Tragicomico
Charles Spencer Chaplin
By Rafael Obdulio Lozza
"La Libelula" 1979 (Argentina)
Paperback Edition
316 Pages - No Illustrations

EL Gran Charlot
SPANISH - 1955
EL Gran Charlot
By Robert Payne
Editorial A.H.R. 1955
Hardback Edition with Jacket
349 Pages - Illustrated

Eduardo Ramond
SPANISH - 1927
Charlot
Intimidades De Su Vida Y Su Arte
By Eduardo Ramond
Colleccion El libro de todos, n°9
Editorial Cosmopolis 1927
Paperback Edition
114 Pages - No Illustrations

Spanish edition of the French book "LA PASSION DE CHARLIE CHAPLIN" by Edouard RAMOND. (note: surnames tranlate differently in Spain and France)

Vida De Chaplin
SPANISH - 1985

Vida De Chaplin
By Georges Sadoul
Brevarios del Fondo de Cultura Economica 1985
Paperback Edition
264 Pages - No Illustrations

Georges Sadoul
SPANISH - 1989
Vida De Chaplin
By Georges Sadoul
Fondo de Cultura Economica Biblioteca Actual 1989
Paperback Edition
264 Pages - No Illustrations

Wolfram Tichy
SPANISH - 1985
Chaplin
By Wolfram Tichy
Biblioteca Salvat de Grandes Biografias 1985
Paperback Edition
203 Pages - Illustrated

Wolfram Tichy LATEST
SPANISH - 2007

Chaplin
El Fabricante de Suenos
By Victor Vilardell Balasch
Elrompecabezas 2007
Paperback Edition
127 Pages - Illustrated

Coleccion "Sabelotodos". Illustrated with drawings only.

CHAPLIN SWEDEN BOOKS
Wolfram Tichy
SWEDISH - 1985
Min Ungdom
By Charles Chaplin
Norstedts Faktapocket 1985
Paperback Edition
180 Pages - Illustrated

Swedish paperback edition of 'MY EARLY YEARS'

CHAPLIN THAI BOOKS
Thai unknown book with Chaplin on cover THAI
Not sure of the Title
Author Unknown
Editor Unknown - Year of printing might be 60-70's
Even with Chaplin on the cover, the illustrations inside don't represent Chaplin or his work

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Dominique and Linda, ednapurviance.org
CHAPLIN TURKISH BOOKS
 Pam BROWN
TUKISH - 1996 - (added to the current library)
CHARLES CHAPLIN
By Pam Brown
Ilkkaynak 1996
Hardback Edition without Jacket
64 Pages - Illustrated
Marcel Martin
TUKISH - 1972 (added to the current library)
Charlie Chaplin (SARLO)
By Marcel Martin
Bilgi Basimevi Ocak 1972
Paperback Edition
263 Pages - Illustrated

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