Preserving the silent comedy: Charlie Chaplin's films restored

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As part of the Hollywood Costume Exhibit, LACMA organized a screening of Charlie Chaplin's first-ever filmed footage of his portrayal of the "little tramp". Film preservationist Serge Bromberg accompanied the films screened by playing piano. He guided the audience through the evening of behind-the-scenes shots, preserved clips, and new footage from Chaplin's silent comedies. Among the films screened were The Bank, A Night at the Show and One a.m.