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Author: Charlie ChaplinCarter De HavenRoland H TotherohIra MorganPaulette GoddardAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 543.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Silent films
Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Chaplin; Carter De Haven; Roland H Totheroh; Ira Morgan; Paulette Goddard; Henry Bergman; Stanley Sandford; Chester Conklin; Hank Mann; Stanley Blystone; Allan Garcia; Richard Alexander; Cecil Reynolds; Mira McKinney; Murdock MacQuarrie; Wilfred Lucas; Edward LeSaint; Fred Malatesta; Sam Stein; Juana Sutton; Ted Oliver; Alfred Newman; Edward B Powell; David Raksin; Paul Neal; Frank Maher; Charles Hall; J Russell Spencer; David Robinson; Jeffrey Vance; Craig Barron; Ben Burtt; John Bengtson; Alistair Cooke; Susan Cooke Kittredge; Octavio Cortázar; Philippe Truffault; Saul Austerlitz; Lisa Stein Haven; Janus Films.; MK2 Productions.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604653526 1604653523
OCLC Number: 665161080
Language Note: Silent film with English intertitles and musical score; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Chaplin biographer David Robinson; "Modern times: a closer look" visual essay by Chaplin historian Jeffrey Vance; "A bucket of water and a glass matte" visual and sound effects experts Craig Barron and Ben Burtt discuss techniques used in Modern times; "Silent traces: Modern times" visual essay by John Bengtson; "David Raksin and the score" interview with composer David Raksin; "Two bits" deleted scenes; Trailers. Disc 2. "All at sea" 8mm film of weekend voyage with Charlie Chaplin by Alistair Cooke; "Susan Cooke Kittredge" interview with Cooke's daughter; "The rink" Charlie Chaplin's eight film (1916); "For the first time" documentary film by Octavio Cortazar (1967); "Chaplin today: Modern times" documentary by Philippe Truffault (2003). Booklet: "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz; "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein.
Credits: Music composed by Charlie Chaplin ; conducted by Alfred Newman ; arranged by Edward Powell, David Raksin ; recorded by Paul Neal, Frank Maher ; settings by Charles D. Hall, Russell Spencer.
Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Stanley Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone, Allan Garcia, Dick Alexander, Cecil Reynolds, Myra McKinney, Murdoch McQuarrie, Wilfred Lucas, Ed le Saint, Fred Malatesta, Sam Stein, Juana Sutton, Ted Oliver.
Description: 2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Disc 1. Film --
Commentary / Chaplin biographer David Robinson --
"Modern times : a closer look" visual essay / Jeffrey Vance --
"A bucket of water and a glass matte" featurette / with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt --
"Silent traces : Modern times" visual essay/ by John Bengtson --
"David Raksin and the score" : interview / with composer David Raksin --
Deleted scenes. Disc 2. "All at sea" : 8mm film of weekend voyage with Charlie Chaplin / by Alistair Cooke --
"Susan Cooke Kittredge" interview with Cooke's daughter --
"The rink" : Charlie Chaplin's eighth film (1916) --
"For the first time": documentary / by Octavio Cortazar (1967) --
"Chaplin today : Modern times" documentary / by Philippe Truffault (2003). Booklet. "Exit the Tramp" / by Saul Austerlitz --
"Chaplin sees the world"/ by Lisa Stein.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 543.
Other Titles: All at sea.
Rink.
For the first time.
Chaplin today.
Modern times (Motion picture)
Charlie Chaplin's Modern times
Responsibility: Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan.

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When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens.

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