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Title Modern times / written and directed by Charlie Chaplin.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : MK2 Éditions ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]
Edition Full screen format.

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Series Chaplin collection
Chaplin collection (Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.))
Subject Mass production -- Drama.
Automation -- Social aspects -- Drama.
Automation -- Economic aspects -- Drama.
Working class -- Drama.
Factories -- Drama.
Satire, American.
Alt Name Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
Goddard, Paulette, 1911-1990.
Robinson, David.
Liberace, 1919-1987.
MK2 Productions.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Alternate Title Chaplin today
Behind the scenes in the machine age
Symphony in F
For the first time
Description 2 videodiscs (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
monochrome rdacc
Edition Full screen format.
System Details DVD 1, single-layer; DVD 2, dual-layer; region 1; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby digital mono.
Note In English or dubbed French soundtrack, with English intertitles, and optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean. Menu in English, Spanish or Portuguese.
Closed-captioned.
Cast Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard.
Credits Photography, Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan ; music composed by Charlie Chaplin.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Summary An imaginative, often slapstick satire on the alienating and disruptive effects of mass production and automation. Charlie Chaplin, in his last portrayal of his famous character the Tramp, goes from a factory worker to jailbird to night watchman to singing waiter, beset on all fronts by bad luck, misunderstandings, and unfortunate circumstances beyond his control. Befriended only by a lovely but wild street waif, he labors against all odds to make a life for himself. Primarily a silent film with music, sound effects, and some spoken and sung dialogue.
Note Special features (disc 2): Introduction by film critic David Robinson (6 min.); "Chaplin today" documentary short (27 min.); outtake (2 min.); "Nonsense song" excerpt (5 min.); "Karaoke" sing-along version of Chaplin's nonsense song (5 min.); "Behind the scenes in the machine age" government sponsored educational film (42 min., 1931); "Symphony in F", Ford Motor Company promotional factory film (10 min., 1940); "Smile", film theme song performed by Liberace (4 min.); "For the first time / Por primera vez" Cuban documentary short featuring villagers watching Modern times (10 min., 1967); theatrical trailers (7 min.); photogallery of 250 production and promotional stills and documents; poster gallery; "The Chaplin Collection" excerpted scenes from Chaplin films (23 min.).
Contents Disc 1. Modern times: the film -- Disc 2. Modern times: special features.
ISBN 0790780631
9780790780634
0790771683
9780790771687
ISBN/ISSN 085393794323
Publisher # 37943 Warner Home Video
OCLC # 52537659


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