Thursday October 8, 2015
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Charlie Chaplin: Jew? Gypsy? Communist?

Newly released secret MI5 documents reveal that the silent film star’s claim that he was born in London cannot be proven • Speculation regarding the actor’s origin suggest his real name could have been Israel Thornstein, and that he was French or perhaps Russian.

The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff

International man of mystery. Spy agencies the world over kept tabs on Chaplin.
Photo credit: AP
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