The bizarre case of Charlie Chaplin's 'kidnapped' corpse
Grave robbers stole Chaplin's body on March 1, 1978, and held it for a ransom
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Forty years ago, Charlie Chaplin was the protagonist of a macabre and unusual story. However, the film genius played an involuntary role in this story - since he was dead. On March 1, 1978, his corpse was stolen and held by grave robbers, who hoped to cash in a small ransom fortune.
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