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Prepare to be moved

Postby fontana » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:55 pm

I only put this here because Charlie Chaplin was a comical genius.
It turns out that he was also a great philosopher, speaker, and intellectual.
I didn't know.
He wrote this speech.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8HdOHrc3OQ

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Re: Prepare to be moved

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:43 am

He was also a composer of some repute the best know were the theme "limelight" and the songs "Smile" and "This is My song" (recorded by Petula Clark and others)

http://www.ednapurviance.org/chaplininf ... music.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl47EmHmSaY - Limelight - you'll remember it when it gets to 1 minute 25 seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8XmLuTmKIM - This is my song - Petula Clark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0Hi-ZKAKMo Smile - Nat King Cole
There would appear to be a surfeit of prolixity and sesquipedalian content today please do not use a big word when a singularly un-loquacious and diminutive linguistic expression will satisfactorily accomplish the contemporary necessity


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