sir charlie chaplin

While I am on a statue theme, this is Sir Charlie Chaplin from Lester Square in London. For many Chaplin is remembered for his comedy, but for me he is also remembered as an Englishman man who in America stood up for the poor and was eventually driven out by McCarthyism. After leaving the USA he made his home in Switzerland and to appease the American government, the British held off giving him the knighthood he deserved until the worse of the witch hunt was over.

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