This scene with Charlie and and his son in a Doss (shelter) house - this is after he rescues him and is afraid to go back to their home for fear of being found, at this point he has become a criminal, kidnapping the boy from the authorities.
You think that Charlie is taking great care to cover his son, make sure he is warm, but then he surprises you by turning over and taking the blanket with him, but he does not even use it for himself.
Charlie Chaplin had some memorable ending to his films. 3 that come to mind as magnificent:
City Lights, Modern Times and my favorite of all - The Circus
Top photo is early morning - setting up the final scene. Bottom photo:
Here is a short clip from that legendary ending:
The music he scored is just beautiful and so poignant.
Charlie Chaplin last starring film - Japanese poster
A King in NY - 1957
First film outside of the United States - Filmed in England, his 10 year old son Michael Chaplin in the film.
Showing on TCM U.S./ Canada
April 19th 3:00 AM PST/ 6:00 AM EST
Modern Times - we say a good bye to “the tramp”
February 7, 1914 - February 5, 1936
This was the end of the silent era of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin was the last hold out.
"Buck up - never say die. We’ll get along" last intertitle card
"Smile" The last word "spoken"
All I Need to Make A comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
- Charlie Chaplin
What Charlie Chaplin told Mack Sennett, coming to the end of his contract 1914, Mack Sennett reminded Charlie of others who had left Keystone and were unsuccessful.
Charlie Chaplin made quite a few films, with just this formula.
Jean Cocteau & Charlie Chaplin.
I believe that is his young daughter Victoria in front and Josephine behind him, son Michael going into the house.
Charles Chaplin and Virginia Cherrill in” City Lights”.
Interesting piece of art.
125 years - who thought the message wouldn`t change
If I remember correctly, this poster was created during the Vietnam War.