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Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie Chaplin, KBE (born Charles Spencer« Charlie »Chaplin; April 16, 1889 - December 25, 1977) was an English actor, screenwriter, composer and director, the universal master of cinema, the creator of one of the most famous images of World Cinema image Charlie's tramp, appeared in short comedies set on stream in 1910 at the Keystone Studios. Chaplin actively employed the techniques of mimicry and buffoonery, although since 1920 in his work were held much more serious social issues than it was in the early period of short films. Beginning in April 1914 Chaplin began to act as director and screenwriter most of the films with their own participation, since 1916 he also produced films, and since 1918 - wrote the music.
Agatha Mary Clarissa Mallouen, DBE (born Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan), nee Miller (born Miller), better known by the name of her first husband as Agatha Christie (September 15, 1890 - January 12, 1976) British novelist. Is among the world's most famous writers of detective fiction and is one of the most published writers in the history of mankind (after the Bible and Shakespeare ). Christy has published more than 60 detective novels, 6 psychological novels (under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott or Vestmakott) and 19 collections of short stories. 16 of its plays were staged in London . Books by Agatha Christie published a circulation of over 2 billion copies of and translated into over 100 languages.
Mark Twain (born Mark Twain, real name Samuel Clemens Lenghorn (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens); 30 November 1835, the village of Florida (Missouri) - April 21, 1910, Redding (Conn.), is buried in Elmira (NY ) - a prominent American writer, journalist and social activist. His work spans many genres realism, romanticism, humor, satire, philosophical fiction, journalism, etc., and all these genres, he has consistently taken the position of a humanist and democrat. At his peak he was probably the most popular figure in America. William Faulkner wrote that he was "the first truly American writer, and all of us since then - his heirs, and Ernest Hemingway wrote that" all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn "." Russian writer of Mark Twain particularly warmly Maxim Gorky and Alexander Kuprin.