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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

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Free Thinking - Charlie Chaplin

February 19th, 2014

Episode 547 of 1219 episodes

Charlie Chaplin's City Lights is ranked by The American Film Institute as one of the best American films ever made. To mark the centenary of Chaplin's iconic tramp character, Matthew Sweet discusses City Lights with comedian Lucy Porter, actor Paul McGann, film maker and historian Kevin Brownlow, and Chaplin's biographer David Robinson. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Watershed Arts Centre as part of the Bristol Slapstick Festival.

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