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The Resource City lights, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; assistant directors, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin ; [produced by Charles Chaplin], (videorecording)

City lights, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; assistant directors, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin ; [produced by Charles Chaplin], (videorecording)

Label
City lights
Title
City lights
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; assistant directors, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin ; [produced by Charles Chaplin]
Contributor
Actor
Arranger
Cinematographer
Commentator
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Musical director
Production company
Screenwriter
Writer of added text
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
JRG
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Photographers, Rollie Totheroh, Gordon Pollock ; settings, Charles D. Hall ; music composed by Charles Chaplin ; musical arrangement by Arthur Johnston ; musical direction, Alfred Newman ; "La Violetera" by Jose Padilla ; [editors, Charles Chaplin, Willard Nico]
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PerformerNote
Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Allan Garcia, Hank Mann
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  • 1889-1977
  • 1893-1958
  • 1870-1946
  • 1908-1996
  • 1888-1962
  • 1886-1938
  • 1887-1938
  • 1887-1971
  • 1890-1967
  • -1956
  • 1888-1970
  • 1898-1954
  • 1901-1970
  • 1889-1960
  • 1970-
  • 1953-
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  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Crocker, Harry
  • Bergman, Henry
  • Austin, Albert
  • Cherrill, Virginia
  • Lee, Florence
  • Myers, Harry
  • Garcia, Allan
  • Mann, Hank
  • Totheroh, Roland H.
  • Pollock, Gordon
  • Hall, Charles D.
  • Johnston, Arthur
  • Newman, Alfred
  • Padilla, José
  • Nico, Willard
  • Vance, Jeffrey
  • Lord, Peter
  • Barron, Craig
  • Mehran, Hooman
  • Giddins, Gary
  • Janus Films
  • MK2 Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
86
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
680
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Tramps
  • Blind women
  • Millionaires
Technique
live action
Label
City lights, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; assistant directors, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin ; [produced by Charles Chaplin], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A comedy romance in pantomime"--title frames
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • Special features: 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 effects expert Craig Barron); From the set of City lights: The tramp meets the flower girl, Stick stuck in the grate, Window-shopping rehearsal, The duke (archival footage from the production of City lights, including film from the set, with audio commentary by Chaplin historian Hooman Mehran; a costume test; a rehearsal; and a complete scene not used in the film); Chaplin the boxer: The champion (excerpt from Chaplin's short film The champion (1915)), Boxing stars visit the studio (footage of the director with boxing stars at Chaplin Studios in 1918); Trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn862239325
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Isbn
9781604657852
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515111119
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2316BDDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o862239325
  • (OCoLC)862239325
System details
DVD: NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.19:1) presentation, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc
Label
City lights, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; assistant directors, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin ; [produced by Charles Chaplin], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "A comedy romance in pantomime"--title frames
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • Special features: 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 effects expert Craig Barron); From the set of City lights: The tramp meets the flower girl, Stick stuck in the grate, Window-shopping rehearsal, The duke (archival footage from the production of City lights, including film from the set, with audio commentary by Chaplin historian Hooman Mehran; a costume test; a rehearsal; and a complete scene not used in the film); Chaplin the boxer: The champion (excerpt from Chaplin's short film The champion (1915)), Boxing stars visit the studio (footage of the director with boxing stars at Chaplin Studios in 1918); Trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn862239325
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Isbn
9781604657852
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515111119
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2316BDDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o862239325
  • (OCoLC)862239325
System details
DVD: NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.19:1) presentation, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc

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