“When I was young, the idea of an orgy was tremendously exciting. Charlie Chaplin once organized one in Hollywood for me and two Spanish friends, but when the three ravishing young women arrived from Pasadena, they immediately got into a tremendous argument over which one was going to get Chaplin, and in the end all three left in a huff.”—
excerpted from his brilliant memoir, MY LAST SIGH.
sometimes, it seems, the Little Tramp lived up to his name.
The database is a trove of more than 5,300 items from the library’s vast collections including costume and production design drawings, animation art, storyboards and paintings. Half of these records include images.