Sir Laurence Olivier and Charlie Chaplin at La Comedie Francaise

Made:
14 December 1959

Central press Photos Ltd. photograph titled 'Embarrassing situation for Sir Laurence'. Caption on back reads: At a recent function at La Comedie Francaise, Sir Laurence Olivier found himself in something of a rpedicament when his waist belt became unfastened. Luckily for him however a discreet and gentlemanly Charlie Chaplin, one of the many distinguished guests present, rushed to his aid in this moment of need. This picture shows - Charlie Chaplin (right) helping to fasten the waist belt of Sir Laurence, who is not looking too happy about proceedings at all.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30440
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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