[Text in Cyrillic] Moe Puteshestvie v Evropy. Perevod s antgliyskogo P. Okhrimenko [Russian translation of My Trip Abroad]. FILM, Charli CHAPLIN, trans P. Okhrimenko, Charlie Chaplin.

[Text in Cyrillic] Moe Puteshestvie v Evropy. Perevod s antgliyskogo P. Okhrimenko [Russian translation of My Trip Abroad]

Mosvka: Akts. Izdat. O-vo "Ogonek" 1926 [but 1927]. First Thus. First Russian edition (abridged) of Charlie Chaplin's memoir My Trip Abroad (1922), recounting the Hollywood actor's return to his native England and travels through Europe after 10 years in the United States. Describes the (by then) universally recognized movie star's shock at seeing the enormous changes taking place in post-WWI Europe--among the fan letters he received during his first days in England were cards containing a white feather, symbolizing Chaplin's abscence from service during the War. The first edition also coincided with the FBI opening its first inquiry into whether Chaplin was a Bolshevist. (See Michael North, Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern.) NYPL and Stanford only in OCLC as of February, 2020. 12mo (14.75cm.); original white photographically illustrated staplebound wrappers; 68,[4](ads)pp.; illus. publisher's ads printed inside wrappers. Some light wear from handling, textblock uniformly toned and rather brittle due to poor paperstock, else Very Good. "Biblioteka 'Ogonek'" no. 195. Title page imprint gives the date 1926; upper cover dated 1927.

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