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Monday, May 16, 2005

New Book Focuses on Charles Chaplin & James Agee

Author John Wranovics explores the relationship between two artistic giants in "Chaplin & Agee: The Untold Story of the Tramp, the Writer, and the Lost Screenplay." In his well-researched book, Warnovics explains why megastar Charlie Chaplin became so important to James Agee, the former film critic turned screenwriter, and how their friendship grew during the tumultuous 1940s and 1950s. Also included is Agee’s entire screenplay for "The Tramp’s New World," which was lost until recently. To movie lovers like me – people who can’t get enough information about the world of film -- this book is a real find. (Full Review posted on www.ReelTalkReviews.com.)

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