"City Lights" (also known as "City Lights: A Comedy Romance in Pantomime", "Lichter der Großstadt", "Lichter der Großstadt - Eine Komödien-Romance als Pantomime") is a Comedy/Drama/Romance film directed by Charlie Chaplin, released in the USA on January 30 of 1931 . Virginia Cherrill and Florence Lee are starring, alongside Harry Myers and Hank Mann.
Who directed "City Lights":
City Lights was directed by Charlie Chaplin, an English actor, writer, director, producer, and composer.
Before City Lights, Charlie Chaplin had directed The Circus, released in 1928, The Gold Rush (1925), A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923), The Pilgrim (1923), The Kid (1921), and Shoulder Arms (1918). Since, he directed Modern Times, released in 1936, The Great Dictator (1940), Monsieur Verdoux (1947), Limelight (1952), A King in New York (1957), and A Countess from Hong Kong (1967).
When was "City Lights" released:
City Lights was initially released on Friday, January 30, 1931, in the United States. Another film released on Friday, January 30, 1931 is Seas Beneath (dir. John Ford). This was eighty-seven (87) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, February 27, 1931 in the United Kingdom; Tuesday, April 07, 1931 in France; Thursday, February 01, 1951 in Germany; Friday, September 18, 1931 in Italy; Saturday, April 04, 1931 in Spain; Thursday, October 15, 1931 in Australia and on Saturday, January 20, 1934 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "City Lights":
At the casting of City Lights we find Virginia Cherrill (Girls Demand Excitement (1931), The Brat (1931)); Florence Lee (The Way of a Man (1924)); Harry Myers (Dream of Love (1928), The Dove (1927)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "City Lights":
The officials of a city are dedicating a new statue, but when it is unveiled, Chaplin's Tramp is discovered sleeping on it. He is chased off by the crowd. Destitute and homeless he wanders the streets, getting tormented by two newsboys. He happens upon a blind Flower Girl (Virginia Cherrill), and buys a flower. Just when she is about to give him his change, a man gets into a nearby car and drives away, making her think the Tramp has driven off. The Tramp doesn't correct her and slinks away. The Flower Girl [...]
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