Edna Purviance's bio

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Friday, September 05, 2008

Chaplin in a Victorian workhouse

September 13, 2008 - Written records of Charlie Chaplin's childhood has been released. more>

"Chris Blackwood, a spokesman for the LMA said: ‘People have been speaking of Charlie’s time in a workhouse for a long time but this is the first actual concrete proof. As the record shows, he was put on a diet for very young children and it would have been the worst diet.

‘He would have had the bare minimum to keep him alive – gruel, porridge or basic cereals." - Daily Mail UK

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