City Lights (1931)

G  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.


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  • Charles Chaplin and Virginia Cherrill in City Lights (1931)
  • Charles Chaplin and Albert Austin in City Lights (1931)
  • Charles Chaplin in City Lights (1931)
  • Charles Chaplin in City Lights (1931)
  • Charles Chaplin and Virginia Cherrill in City Lights (1931)

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Director:

Charles Chaplin

Writer:

Charles Chaplin

Did You Know?

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At one point, Virginia Cherrill came back to the set late from an appointment, keeping Charles Chaplin waiting. Chaplin, whose relationship with Cherrill was not friendly, fired her on the spot. He intended to reshoot the film with Georgia Hale, his heroine from The Gold Rush (1925), playing the flower girl; he ... ...


Quotes

The Tramp: Tomorrow the birds will sing.


Goofs

(at around 1h 19 mins) When handcuffed to go to jail, the Tramp's left hand is cuffed, but when arriving at the jail, it is his right hand that is cuffed.

Storyline

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Genres

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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