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City Lights
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Virginia Cherrill Virginia Cherrill
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Florence Lee Florence Lee
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Harry Myers Harry Myers
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Al Ernest Garcia Al Ernest Garcia
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Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin
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Jack Alexander Jack Alexander
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T.S. Alexander T.S. Alexander
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Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin
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Harry Clive Harry Clive
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Silent Perfection

9 years, 6 months ago at Jul 4 19:30
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If you've never been exposed to a Chaplin film, or a silent black & white film in general, this would be the one to watch first. It will make you fall in love with that golden era of film making. Either this, or Chaplin's 'The Kid'.

All actors in this film I believe are better than most of the big shots today, because without clever scripts and speeches, these actors had to rely e... read more

Review of City Lights

3 years, 8 months ago at May 15 23:03
1 vote
One of my biggest movie-related regrets that I hadn't seen a single Charlie Chaplin film. The director and actor has received massive acclaim, and is still considered today to be one of the world's greatest directors. And yet, I had not seen any of his films. In fact, I had seen relatively few silent films at all. However, if Chaplin's other work is even nearly as good as City Lights, I will not h... read more

Chaplin hits this one out of the park!

8 years, 9 months ago at Apr 21 11:33
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City Lights could be the best Charlie Chaplin film to date; this poignant, entertaining film is both funny and heart-warming. This film also marks one of Chaplin's last silent movies. It was a bold move to release a silent film when the day and age of silent movies had dissolved, but Chaplin's trademark character just wouldn't be as appealing with a voice.

City Lights is another ta... read more
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A tramp falls in love with a beautiful blind girl. Her family is in financial trouble. The tramp's on-and-off friendship with a wealthy man allows him to be the girl's benefactor and suitor.
Release date: 7 March 1931
UPC: 014381918120
Tags: Comedy (27), 1931 (26), 1930s (25), Silent (25), Boxing (17), Romance (17), Drama (15), Blindness (14), Friendship (13), Usa (13), Slapstick (10), Tramp (10), Millionaire (9), Suicide Attempt (9), Love (8), Black & White (7), Flower (6), Classic (6), Flower Girl (5), Blind (4)
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“To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this movie, like all the major masterpieces directed by Charles Chaplin, I should definitely re-watch it at some point. Anyway, I have noticed that, according to IMDb, this movie is supposed to be the best one delivered by this great master but I personally prefer 'Modern Times' and 'The Great Dictator' because I believe they are socially and historically more relevant than this movie which I considered as merely a romantic comedy. Back then, Chaplin was apparently facing some extreme pressure to make the film as a talkie, but his popularity and power in Hollywood were such that he was able to release the film as a silent feature (with recorded music though) at a time when the rest of the American motion picture industry had converted to ” read more

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