The Funniest Man in the World (1967)
Narrated by Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Syd Chaplin,
Jack Dempsey, Douglas Fairbanks,
Mary Pickford, D.W. Griffith,
Mabel Normand, Jack Dempsey,
Eric Campbell, Henry Lehrman,
Edna Purviance, Billie Ritchie,
Ford Sterling, Ben Turpin
& Billy West
This excellent documentary examines the life and career of comedic great Charles Chaplin.
Narrator Douglas Fairbanks Jr. brings us along from Chaplinís difficult childhood in London to his start in a traveling theater group, to his discover in film and rise to stardom. Utilizing a number of delightful clips from Chaplinís films to tell his incredible story. Featuring glimpses of the many other stars he worked with and also those who imitated his unique style and famous Little Tramp character. 92 minutes