A condensed guide to minimalism
To the world's collective dismay, the pioneering figure passed away
In December of 1977 at the age of 88 after suffering a stroke in his sleep
According to Chaplin's wishes, a small and private Anglican funeral ceremony
He was held on 27th December in a local cemetery in the Swiss village of Corsier-sur-Vevey.
Charlie Chaplin was 'investigated by FBI and MI5' after displaying 'Communist sympathies
Chaplin was accused of being a communist by senator McCarthy,
A file was produced that supposedly detailed his subversive political activities since 1922
His first 'talkie' 'The Great Dictator' in 1940 added heat to this accusation and caused a stir.