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The bizarre case of Charlie Chaplin's 'kidnapped' corpse

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 34: Charlie Chaplin directed, wrote, and starred in several iconic films, but the most bizarre story he 'starred' in occurred after his death. In 1978, the body of the British visionary, who had died the previous year, was stolen from his grave. The macabre story even ended up inspiring movies. Check out the gallery to learn more.

The bizarre case of Charlie Chaplin's 'kidnapped' corpse

Charlie Chaplin directed, wrote, and starred in several iconic films, but the most bizarre story he 'starred' in occurred after his death. In 1978, the body of the British visionary, who had died the previous year, was stolen from his grave. The macabre story even ended up inspiring movies.
Check out the gallery to learn more.
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