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Chaplin's Goliath : in search of Scotland's forgotten star / producer, Fran Robertson ; director, Kevin Macdonald ; Figment Films and the Scottish Arts Council Lottery Fund in association with the Scottish Film Production Fund for Scottish Television [presents].

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DVD GOLIATH

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Material Type
DVD
Publication Info.
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 2003.
Publication Info.
1996.

Details

Description
1 videodisc (52 min., 14 sec.) : sound, black and white (with color sequences) ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Series
Blackhawk Films collection
Blackhawk Films collection.
System Details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Performer
Narrator, Bill Patterson.
Credits
Camera, Neve Cunningham ; editor, David Moore ; music, Donald Fraser.
Event
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 1996.
Summary
Presents the life of silent film star Eric Campbell, who appeared in many of Charlie Chaplin's films as a villain. Follows the life of the Scottish actor from Dunoon in Scotland, through his years in the music halls, to his short but intense film career and the bizarre final six months of his life before he was killed in an automobile accident in December 1917.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Local Note
Some of the Simsbury Public Library items are are part of the Hayes Collection.
Subject
Campbell, Eric.
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Biography.
Actors -- Scotland -- Biography.
Silent films.
Genre/Form
Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Added Author
Robertson, Fran.
Macdonald, Kevin, 1967-
Campbell, Eric.
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
Patterson, Bill.
Figment Films (Firm)
Scottish Arts Council Lottery Fund.
Scottish Film Production Fund.
Scottish Television Limited.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title
In search of Scotland's forgotten star
Goliath
Standard No.
014381074925
Music No.
ID0749DSDVD Image Entertainment