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The Everyman Archetype: Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp

Way back in 1914, comedic genius and cinematic pioneer Charlie Chaplin’s choice of wardrobe begat one of the most recognizable and iconic film characters of all time, The Little Tramp.

Chaplin described his ensemble in his autobiography: “pants baggy, coat tight … hat small, shoes large.” He went on to say, “I had no idea of the character, but the clothes and the makeup

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

is a news junkie, history buff, and music fanatic surfing the End Times wave with bemusement. Come along!