19 September

'I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ were president' _ Charlie Chaplin

September 19, 2009 · 1 min read

Today in 1952, British citizen, actor and director Charlie Chaplin was prevented from returning to his US home until an investigation by the Immigration Services had been concluded. Chaplin was already unable to work in the US after refusing to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC).

My prodigious sin was, and still is, being a non-conformist. Although I am not a communist I refused to fall in line by hating them.

Charlie Chaplin

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