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Title City lights [(DVD) videorecording] / directed, produced and written by Charles Chaplin.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2013], p1931.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F CIT    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F CIT    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Criterion collection ; 680
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 680.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.19:1).
Note Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Issued as part of a Blu-ray combo pack.
Features: audio commentary by Charlie Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance ; Chaplin today: "City lights," a 2003 documentary on the film, featuring Aardman animations cofounder Peter Lord ; Chaplin Studios: Creative freedom by design, a new interview program featuring visual effets expert Craig Barron ; archival footage from the production of City lights, including film from the set, with audio commentary by Cahplin historian Hooman Mehran; a costume test; a rehearsal; and a complete scene not used in the film ; excerpt from Chaplin's short film The champion (1915), along with footae of the director with boxing stars at Chaplin Studios in 1918 ; trailers.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Credits Cinematography, Roland Totheroh : music compser, Charles Chaplin ; musical direction, Alfred Newman ; editors, Charles Chaplin, Willar Nico.
Cast Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill.
Summary The most cherished film by Charlie Chaplin is also his ultimate Little Tramp chronicle. The writer-director-star achieved new levels of grace, in both physical comedy and dramatic poignancy, with this silent tale of a lovable vagrant falling for a young blind woman who sells flowers on the street and mistakes him for a millionaire. Though this Depression-era smash was made after the advent of sound, Chaplin remained steadfast in his love for the expressive beauty of the pre-talkie form.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Tramps -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Blind women -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Millionaires -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Fiction films.
Romantic comedy films.
Silent films.
Feature films.
Added Author Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977, film director, film producer, composer, actor.
Cherrill, Virginia, 1908-1996, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Music No. CC2316BDDVD-2 The Criterion Collection
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