Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene in the 1925 silent film 'The Gold Rush.' The Everett Collection
Actors Mabel Normand as Mabel (l.), Charlie Chaplin as Charlie, and Marie Dressler as Tillie Banks are shown in a scene from the 1914 silent film 'Tillie's Punctured Romance,' in this black and white photo. Courtesy of UCLA Film and Television Archive/AP
Charlie Chaplin in a scene with actress Edna Purviance in the 1917 silent film 'The Immigrant.' Newscom
Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene in the 1936 silent film 'Modern Times.' Newscom
Buster Keaton (l.) and Charlie Chaplin are shown in a scene in the 1952 silent film 'Limelight.' Newscom
Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene with actress Paulette Goddard in his first talking film 'The Great Dictator,' in 1940. Newscom
Charlie Chaplin (c.) is shown in a scene in the 1931 silent film 'City Lights.' Newscom
Charlie Chaplin is shown in a scene with actor Jackie Coogan from the 1921 silent film 'The Kid.' Newscom
US District Judge Thomas P. Griesa said Argentina's repeated efforts to avoid paying US bondholders was illegal conduct that could no longer be ignored.
ByLarry Neumeister, Associated Press
A judge, calling civil contempt a rarity, ruled that Argentina was in contempt of court on Monday for its open defiance of his orders requiring that US hedge funds holding Argentine bonds be paid the roughly $1.5 billion they are owed if the majority of the South American nation's bondholders are paid interest on their bonds.