Charlie Chaplin press conference press photograph at The Savoy Hotel 1952 is for sale. The Charlie Chaplin press conference at The Savoy Hotel was given upon the evening of his arrival in the UK for the first time in 21 years to promote his new film, Limelight. This is a very rare press photograph that features Charlie Chaplin in his classic pose as the Little Tramp in front of a “small army of press reporters”. The reverse of the photograph has the P.A. Reuters rubber back stamp and a green paper adhered with the reporter’s comments as follows:
“Charlie Talks To The Press
Sept 23rd 1952 PAR 31375-11 (F-G)
Charlie Talks To The Press
Faced by a small army of Press reporters and photographers Charlie Chaplin speaks form a dais at the Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, this evening (Tuesday) soon after his arrival fron America.
With his family, he is on a six months visit to Europe and will see the premiere here of his new film ‘Limelight’.
Sept 23rd 1952 PAR 31375-11 (F-G)”
The Charlie Chaplin press photograph measures 8.00 x 10.00 inches and is in Near Fine condition with very minor and barely noticeable small surface creases to the top of the photograph that is only mentioned for completeness.