Put to the test : Charlie Chaplin

A King in New York

Charles Chaplin

1957
United Kingdom / United States
1h45
Fiction
B&W
VOSTFR

Due to a revolution in his country, King Shahdov comes to New York - almost broke. To get some money he goes to TV, making commercials and meets the child from communist parents. Due to this he is suddenly a suspected as a communist himself and has to face one of McCarthy's hearings.

Cast
Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston, Dawn Addams
Screenplay
Charles Chaplin
Photography
Georges Périnal
Sound
John Cox, Bert Ross, Bob Jones
Music
Charles Chaplin
Art direction
Allan Harris
Editing
John Seabourne
Production
Charles Chaplin Productions, Attica Film Company

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