Sunday, October 7 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm


Silent Movie Brunch
Charlie Chaplin's "A Burlesque On Carmen"

Join Brisbane Channel 27 every Sunday morning this fall for "Silent Movie Brunch"! Wind down your weekend and kick off your Sunday Funday with a classic of the silver screen!

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Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on Carmen was Chaplin's 13th film for Essanay Films. It was released in 1915 and then later recut into a different version in 1916. Charlie Chaplin played Dain Hosiery and Edna Purviance played Carmen. Carmen was very popular at this time and one of the reasons Chaplin decided to create his own comedy version on the opera. Theda Bara had recently played the part in a film version in 1915.

"A Burlesque on Carmen" was Charlie Chaplin's 48th Film, Released Dec. 18 1915


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