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Charles Chaplin

Modern Times

87' - 1936 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: no dialogue
Director: Charles Chaplin Composer: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman
As a worker on an assembly line, Charlie the tramp is run through the gears of a huge machine and is force-fed by an experimental, time-saving contraption that splashes soup in his face and shoves corn on the cob into his mouth. He can’t take a second off work to scratch himself without turning the whole plant into chaos. “Modern Times” is a picture about the social disorder of the thirties. There are clashes between the unemployed and the police and a gag about a Communist demonstration, yet it is one of the happiest and most light-hearted of the Chaplin pictures.

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Charles Chaplin


Charles Chaplin


Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman


Charles Chaplin

Director of Photography

Ira H. Morgan, Roland Totheroh


Charles Chaplin, Willard Nico


Charles Chaplin

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no dialogue

Countries of production

United States of America



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