Hollywood Babylon - Chapters 10-16 Summary & Analysis

Kenneth Anger
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Chapter ten, "Charlie's Nymphs," details the scandal surrounding one of Hollywood's most ambitious men, Charles Spencer Chaplin. Unlike many of the New Gods, Chaplin was much too busy creating his own films and operating a studio to go out looking for trouble. Instead, trouble came to Chaplin.

Chaplin, a Brit, was well known for his devotion to "Film as Art." Chaplin was also known for his bevy of beauties that always seemed to be at the man's side. Chaplin was certainly a ladies man but caused quite a stir when he developed a relationship with Peggy Hopkins Joyce, who was often referred to as "the original gold digging Ziegfeld girl." Five husbands had made Peggy a millionairess in a time when such a title was rare. The intense relationship between Chaplin and Hopkins was not meant to last; however, Chaplin did get quite...

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