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Author: Charlie Chaplin; Paulette Goddard; MK2 Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: Hong Kong : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003?]
Series: Chaplin collection (Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers. Shows Charlie as a factory worker, jailbird, night watchman, and a singing waiter. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but voices emanate from TV sets and radios.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Chaplin; Paulette Goddard; MK2 Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790780631 9780790780634 0790771683 9780790771687
OCLC Number: 123044517
Language Note: English or French soundtrack, English intertitles, and optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean. Menu in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Issued in a caddy.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Special features include: documentary: "Chaplin today, modern times" by Philippe Truffault; introduction by David Robinson; karaoke version of Chaplin's nonsense song; theme song "Smile", performed by Liberace; government sponsored educational film "Behind the scenes in the Machine Age" (1931); Ford's promotional musical film "Symphony in F" (1940); Cuban documentary "Por primera vez" or "For the first time" (1967) on peasants watching Modern times, their first movie; photogallery, poster gallery, theatrical trailers, and deleted scenes.
Credits: Photography, Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan ; music composed by Charlie Chaplin.
Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard.
Description: 2 videodiscs (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; area code 3.
Contents: Disc 1. Modern times: the film --
Disc 2. Modern times: special features.
Series Title: Chaplin collection (Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.))
Responsibility: written and directed by Charlie Chaplin.

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A devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers. Shows Charlie as a factory worker, jailbird, night watchman, and a singing waiter. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but voices emanate from TV sets and radios.

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