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Charlie Chaplin footage for festival

  • Trisha Sertori

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Thu, May 29 2008   /  10:34 am

Balitasku Film Festival (left to right) Deborah Gabinetti, Bulantrisna Djelantik and Sarita Newson discuss the plans for this year's traveling Bali film festival.(JP/J.B. Djwan) Footage of legendary comedian Charlie Chaplin will be a highlight of the upcoming traveling Balitaksu Film Festival later this year. Rare footage of the actor in Bali will be screened during the festival -- footage never seen before, according to film festival organizers, Bulantrisna Djelantik, Deborah Gabinetti and Sarita Newson. "This is a great coup. We have been given the rights to screen footage of Chaplin's holiday in Bali in 1932. It will be extraordinary," said Gabinetti, adding the festival had also been given Chaplin's itinerary of his journey to Indonesia and press clippings of the period. Chaplin in Bali created no stir at all, says the New York Herald of June 12...