Rare Color Photos Of Charlie Chaplin From 1919

    The photos capture the silent film legend posing in and around his newly built studio -- while dressed in his iconic "the Tramp" character.

    This is how we are used to seeing Charlie Chaplin.

    But here he is color -- dressed as the Tramp while posing in front of his Tudor style offices at his studio in Hollywood, CA.

    The Tramp is Chaplin's most memorable on-screen character, but it was originally created by accident. He hastily put the character together for the short film Mabel's Strange Predicament.

    The character made Chaplin a worldwide phenomenon.

    His huge popularity ultimately allowed him to buy his own studio, which gave him the freedom to make his own films.