grave of the legendary comedian had been robbed 11 weeks earlier and the body
in its coffin was taken.
was discovered, buried, in a field in Corsier near Lausanne, Switzerland, about
a mile from Chaplin's home.
were kidnap demands but Chaplin's widow, Lady Oona Chaplin, refused to pay the
about $600,000, saying that Charlie would have thought the demands were ridiculous.
family did not inform the world's media until after the body had been returned.
Two men were charged.