Radio & Podcast

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Charlie Chaplin's Funny Walk and Other Music Hall Mysteries

The History Listen

2021

In this interesting podcast, Australian journalist and broadcaster, Fiona Gruber, argues that Care Experienced actor and comedian Charlie Chaplin's funny walk may actually have been created by her great grandfather, Walter Groves. It was not uncommon back in the old music hall days for people to take ideas from others, and apparently the practice continues to be rife in the entertainment industry today.