G | | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
Shooting silent allowed Charles Chaplin the option of cranking the camera at any speed he wanted, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty-four frames per second. This allowed him a flexibility of rhythm and movement in any scene.
President of the Electro Steel Corp.:
Section 5, speed her up, 401.
(at around 15 mins) When Charlie comes back out of the machine, the footage is played backwards. The men hammering in the background give this away.
$11,507 (USA) (9 January 2004)
$163,245 (USA) (24 October 2004)
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