Modern Times (1936)
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Chester Conklin, Tiny Sandford
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin, Charles Chaplin Jr.
Produced by: Charlie Chaplin, Charles Chaplin Jr.
Playing a tramp struggling to survive in a modern industrial society, Charlie Chaplin created with MODERN TIMES, one of the most elaborate cinematic critiques of the effects of mass production on 20th century life. With his usual charm and bad luck, Charlie Chaplin's most famous character The Tramp, executes some of his most famous slapstick routines around massive/glorified machines, accidentally ends up in the middle of a communist rally, and falls in love with a street waif played by Chaplin's then real-life partner Paulette Goddard.
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