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Charlie Chaplin family join fight to save Cinema Museum in London

Former Lambeth workhouse where actor spent early childhood is the closest Britain has to Chaplin museum, say family in open letter

The family of Charlie Chaplin have expressed dismay over the threatened closure of the Cinema Museum in south London, which they say is “the nearest thing that Britain has to a Chaplin museum”.

The museum is situated in a former Victorian workhouse in Lambeth that played an important role in the actor’s childhood.

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