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Masterpieces: Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights

© Peter Iovino/altafilms/handout/dpa/Corbis In The Artist, George Valentin is a silent movie star who stubbornly refuses to change with the times and embrace talking pictures. It’s a story that echoes the real-life dilemma faced by Charlie Chaplin in the late 1920s. Against all commercial odds, Chaplin gambled everything on City Lights, a silent film that bucked [...]