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

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Charles Chaplin

Writer:

Charles Chaplin

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of Charles Chaplin's most joyous times came during the film's famous boxing match scene. "The filming of the boxing scene was the only social life we had at the studio," recalled Virginia Cherrill. "Charlie must have had over a hundred extras present...and he encouraged his ... ...


Quotes

The Tramp: Be careful how you're driving.
Eccentric Millionaire: Am I driving?


Goofs

(at around 50 mins) When the man swallows part of the Tramp's soap and starts spraying bubbles, the tube used to spray the bubbles is clearly visible behind him.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Details

Release Date:

7 March 1931

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$19,181 (USA) (6 July 2007)

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