G | | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
By late spring 1935, Charles Chaplin was working sixteen to eighteen hours a day on Modern Times, often sleeping on a cot at the studio.
President of the Electro Steel Corp.:
Section 5, speed her up, 401.
(at around 1h) During the scene with the press at the factory machine shop, Chaplin leaves his boss's coat under the press, flattening his pocket watch. A trap door under the press is clearly visible as a stagehand accidentally leaves a corner of the coat caught in it, and Chaplin must yank on the coat twice to free it.
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