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How did Charlie Chaplin accomplish the gear stunts in Modern Times?

How was the famous scene in which Chaplin goes into the machine accomplished? Did they actually build gears for Chaplin to rotate around?
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How were the video screens in Chaplin's Modern Times filmed?

The factory scenes in Modern Times feature huge futuristic screens used to make video calls. They obviously didn't use real television screens, as technology was not advanced enough to do it. The ...
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Did Guy Ritchie pay homage to Charlie Chaplin in the first Sherlock Holmes movie?

Upon re-watching Charlie Chaplin's classic film, Modern Times (1936), I was struck by the similarities between the conclusions of the shipyard scenes in both Chaplin's film and the first Sherlock ...
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