City Lights Poster

Release Date: February 6th, 1931

DVD Release Date: February 1st, 2000

G|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
A hapless but resilient tramp (Charlie Chaplin) falls in love with a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill) on the tough city streets. Upon learning that she and her grandmother are to be evicted from their home, the tramp undertakes a series of attempts to provide them with the money they need, all of which end in humiliating failure. But after a drunken millionaire (Harry Myers) lavishly rewards him for saving his life, the tramp can change the flower girl's life forever.

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Henry Myers, Hank Mann, Al Ernest Garcia, Florence Lee, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Charles Chaplin Productions

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