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  • Physical Description: 1 video file (approximately 87 minutes) : sound, b & w
  • Distributor: Vaughan, ON : Criterion-on-Demand, [1936]

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Access restricted to subscribers.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Criterion Collection/Janus Films in 1936.
Summary, etc.:
Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin's last outing as the Little Tramp, puts the iconic character to work as a giddily inept factory employee who becomes smitten with a gorgeous gamine (Paulette Goddard). With its barrage of unforgettable gags and sly commentary on class struggle during the Great Depression, Modern times, though made almost a decade into the talkie era and containing moments of sound (even song!), is a timeless showcase of Chaplin's untouchable genius as a director of silent comedy.
System Details Note:
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's web site (viewed Nov. 15th, 2018)
Subject: Silent films.
Comedy films.
Romance films.
Depressions > 1929 > Drama.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.

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