G | | Comedy, Drama, Family
The film is a comment on the increasing industrialization of modern living, something that Charles Chaplin felt exacerbated the grim employment and fiscal conditions of the Depression era.
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Section 5, speed her up, 401.
(at around 17 mins) After Charlie goes crazy, he comes back with an oil can and sprays Big Bill in the face with the oil. We then catch a quick glimpse of Big Bill's back which is already stained black, but in the following long shot, his tank top back is pristine white in color.
$11,507 (USA) (9 January 2004)
$163,245 (USA) (22 October 2004)
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