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Modern Times

G| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
This comedic masterpiece finds the iconic Little Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) employed at a state-of-the-art factory where the inescapable machinery completely overwhelms him, and where various mishaps keep getting him sent to prison. In between his various jail stints, he meets and befriends an orphan girl (Paulette Goddard). Both together and apart, they try to contend with the difficulties of modern life, with the Tramp working as a waiter and eventually a performer.

Cast: Charlie Chaplin , Paulette Goddard , Henry Bergman , Tiny Sandford , Chester Conklin , Hank Mann , Stanley Blystone , Cecil Reynolds

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: United Artists

Modern Times (1936)

Release Date: February 5th, 1936|1 hr. 29 min.

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