Google Celebrates Charlie Chaplin's 122nd Birthday With a Video Doodle


These days, barely a day passes without Google featuring a customized logo – a doodle in Google’s parlance – on its homepage. Most of the time, these celebrate national holidays and other special events. Usually, these are static drawings, but every now and then, Google goes goes the extra mile and features an interactive doodle, as it did in the case of Jules Verne’s birthday a few weeks back, or when it featured a playable version of PacMan as its logo last year. Today, to celebrate what would have been Charlie Chaplin’s 122nd birthday, the company is featuring a special video doodle on its homepage.

Here is the 2 minute long silent movie Google created for this project:

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