Charlie and Oona in London at "The Strand", and he did pay me for my
original "dummy" book, the biography about him. He renamed the book to " My life
in pictures", and published the book himself. Charlie even pay for my flight to
London and asked me to stay in London for a whole damn week, eating lobster and
drinking champagne for 6 days. Every day I got an envelope to my hotel room with
200 pound as an extra bonus or like some kind of pocket money during the
also signed a big silkscreen painting and the first original
After my book about
Garbo, the Sunday
Times in London published 12 pages from my book 1973. And I started up the book
authorized my graphic portfolio about him and this art portfolio is 60 x
60 cm. 30 different silkscreen prints and a canvas in each portfolio.
Warhol was asked
by Denise Renee when I left for Paris, if I would accept Warhol to sign my
artwork and "stand back" as an artist, and just be the producer of the
Denise that I could think about it for a week.
She went to NY and meet
Andy Warhol and Andy said he would like to be the Artist for the Chaplin portfolio and sign it.
But I said
NO to Denise after she phoned me to Stockholm from NY a week later.
still have the documentation about it.
And Pontus Hulten was the person who personally introduce me for Denise Renee in
Paris that time.
I still have
a hell of lot of correspondence left between the Chaplins and meself -
It's a long
but funny story.......