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City Lights


Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers


Charles Chaplin (Director), Charles Chaplin (Screenplay), Harry Clive (Screenplay), Harry Crocker (Screenplay) View All

Released: January 30th, 1931
Runtime: 1 hour, 27 minutes
City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in love with a flower girl. The film was a great success and today is deemed a cult classic.

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i took pleasure in the perfectly-timed gags, the comedy, the clever finesse Chaplin displays as the producer, director, and star of the show. and it's not like he glorifies himself.
He gives her his last money, because she's so beautiful and so sweet and he immediately falls in love with her.