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This Day in Film History:
April 16


The Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin, is born in Walworth, London.


Sir Peter Ustinov, winner of two Academy Awards for his supporting roles in Spartacus and Topkapi, is born in London.


Notorious flop Heaven's Gate begins production in Montana.


Legendary director David Lean dies of cancer in London. Lean was preparing a film version of Joseph Conrad's novel Nostromo. Production shuts down with Lean's death.

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