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

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Charles Chaplin

Writer:

Charles Chaplin

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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to his autobiography, Charles Chaplin was angered over United Artists' lack of pre-release publicity and decided to exhibit the picture himself. He spent his own money to rent the George M. Cohan Theater and took out half-page advertisments to publicize ... ...


Quotes

The Tramp: Tomorrow the birds will sing.


Goofs

(at around 31 mins) When the Tramp buys all of the flower girl's flowers, she wears black stockings, but when he brings her home immediately afterward, she wears tan stockings.


Alternate Versions

About seven minutes of footage of Georgia Hale playing the flower girl exists and is included in the 2003 DVD release. The footage was shot during a brief period when the actress originally cast to play the character had been fired and replaced with Hale, but Chaplin was forced to resume filming with the original actress due to the amount of film already shot.


Soundtracks

Orientale
(1931) (uncredited)
Music by
Charles Chaplin

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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