Los Angeles, December 1916: An encounter between two great body-artists — Vaslav Nijinsky and Charles Chaplin. Never saw Nijinsky looking happier. Chaplin was making Easy Street. The Tramp met The Dying Swan in 1922.
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Thank you, Bob, for pointing us to this footage! Debra L.
Chaplin drew inspiration for his film “Sunnyside” from Nijinsky. Here’s a mention in the National Gallery of Art’s video documentary on the Ballets Russes. The Chaplin reference starts at 16:23.
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