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Modern times / written and directed by Charlie Chaplin.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication Info[Place of publication not identified] : MK2 Éditions ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]
Description2 videodiscs (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorChaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
Other author/creatorGoddard, Paulette, 1911-1990.
Other author/creatorMK2 Productions.
Other author/creatorWarner Home Video (Firm)
Series Chaplin collection
Chaplin collection (Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)) ^A755325
Contents Disc 1. Modern times: the film -- Disc 2. Modern times: special features.
Abstract A devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers. Shows Charlie as a factory worker, jailbird, night watchman, and a singing waiter. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but voices emanate from TV sets and radios.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1936.
General noteSpecial features include: documentary: "Chaplin today, modern times" by Philippe Truffault; introduction by David Robinson; karaoke version of Chaplin's nonsense song; theme song "Smile", performed by Liberace; government sponsored educational film "Behind the scenes in the Machine Age" (1931); Ford's promotional musical film "Symphony in F" (1940); Cuban documentary "Por primera vez" or "For the first time" (1967) on peasants watching Modern times, their first movie; photogallery, poster gallery, theatrical trailers, and deleted scenes.
CreditsPhotography, Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan ; music composed by Charlie Chaplin.
Cast Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageEnglish or French soundtrack, English intertitles, and optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean. Menu in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Closed-captioned.
Genre/formFeature films United States.
Genre/formComedy films United States.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN0790780631
ISBN9780790780634
ISBN0790771683
ISBN9780790771687
UPC 085393794323
Publisher number37943 Warner Home Video
Stock numberMidwest Tapes http://www.midwesttapes.com

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