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As befitting the fate of all tramps, Charlie Chaplin is lost today, between reams of psychological readings of his films and Hollywood cinema that seems to believe gore and juvenilia are the only forms of entertainment. Photo: AFP<br />
Photo: AFP<br />

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A file photo of employees at the assembly line at a Ford truck plant in Michigan. Photo: Bloomberg<br /> (Bloomberg)

The birth of Fordism

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A still from the movie Barfi!<br /><br /> (A still from the movie Barfi!)

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Polity vacuum spurs industrial unrest
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The weekend at the movies

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<br />Intellectual action: Downey as Doyle’s famous sleuth, with Law (right) as Dr Watson.<br />

Sherlock Holmes: martial artist

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