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Unformatted text preview: Leaves after one year b/c wouldn't get a raise Essanay (1915) $1,215 per week 14 comedies in one year $10,000 bonus for each Leaves after one year Mutual (1916-17) $670,000 per year 12 two reelers in 12 months. First National (1918-1922) Built own studio $1 million per year 8 films in 18 months Takes 5 years to make them United Artists (1923-1957) Independent distributor formed by Chaplin and other film artists Feature film = running for 1 hour or longer. Chaplin switches to feature films. Ex. The Gold Rush.(1925) A woman of Paris (1923) The Circus (1928) Sound came in 1927. . City Lights (1931) still no sound Modern Times (1936) still silent Last movie he plays the Tramp The Great Dictator (1940) Monsieur Verdoux (1947) Limelight (1954) Moved to Switzerland for rest of his life. The Circus...
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