Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland

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Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
Hundreds of Charlie Chaplin fans dressed as his ‘Tramp’ character have gathered at the silent film star’s former home in Switzerland, marking what would have been his 128th birthday. (Richard Juilliart / AFP)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
A child dressed as ‘The Tramp’ poses with other people for a photograph. (Richard Juilliart / AFP)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
Participants dressed as ‘The Tramp’ are seen in Corsier sur Vevey, Switzerland . (Pierre Albouy / REUTERS)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
They all came dressed in dark suits with baggy trousers, bowler hats and walking sticks, and of course the trademark moustache. (Richard Juilliart / AFP)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
The Chaplin’s World museum, which opened a year ago, said 662 people sporting the star’s distinctive bowler hat and cane gathered Sunday at the Manoir de Ban in Corsier-sur-Vevey, above Lake Geneva. (Laurent Gillieron / AP)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
662 people dressed as Charlie Chaplin pose for a group photo in front of the Manoir de Ban. (Richard Juilliart / AFP)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
Best known for his tragicomic character ‘The Little Tramp’, Charlie Chaplin revolutionized cinema, both during the silent era and the talkies. (Pierre Albouy / REUTERS)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
The museum has had some 300,000 visitors over the past year , many more than had been estimated. (Pierre Albouy / REUTERS)
Charlie Chaplin lookalikes celebrate his 128th birthday in Switzerland
Participants pose for the world’s largest gathering of people dressed as ‘The Tramp’ , in Corsier sur Vevey Switzerland. (REUTERS)

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