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Title Modern times [dvd] / Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan
Publisher [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2010
 Rodman Main Adult Comedy DVD  M689t    AVAILABLE
Edition Special ed., full screen
Descript 2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Series Criterion collection ; 543
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 543
Tech Details DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Language Silent film with English intertitles and musical score; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Note 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
Title on container: Charlie Chaplin's Modern times
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
Performer(S) 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
Summary 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
Subject Factories -- Employees -- Drama
Working class -- Drama
Depressions -- 1929 -- Drama
Tramps -- Drama
Genre Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Silent films.
Feature films.
Subject DVD videodiscs
DVDs for the hearing impaired
Alt Author Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977. Author of screenplay. Director. Actor. Composer.
De Haven, Carter, 1886-1977. Director.
Totheroh, Roland H., 1890-1967. cng
Morgan, Ira, 1889-1959. cng
Goddard, Paulette, 1911-1990. Actor.
Bergman, Henry, 1870-1946. Actor.
Sandford, Stanley, 1894-1961. Actor.
Conklin, Chester, 1888-1971. Actor.
Mann, Hank, 1887-1971. Actor.
Blystone, Stanley, 1894-1956. Actor.
Garcia, Allan, 1887-1938. Actor.
Alexander, Richard, 1902-1989. Actor.
Reynolds, Cecil, 1880-1947. Actor.
McKinney, Mira. Actor.
MacQuarrie, Murdock, 1878-1942. Actor.
Lucas, Wilfred, 1871-1940. Actor.
LeSaint, Edward. Actor.
Malatesta, Fred. Actor.
Stein, Sam, 1905-1966. Actor.
Sutton, Juana. Actor.
Oliver, Ted, 1892-1957. Actor.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970. Conductor.
Powell, Edward B. Arranger.
Raksin, David. Arranger. Interviewee.
Neal, Paul. sds
Maher, Frank. sds
Hall, Charles, 1899-1959. std
Spencer, J. Russell. std
Robinson, David, 1930- Commentator.
Vance, Jeffrey, 1970- Commentator.
Barron, Craig. Commentator.
Burtt, Ben. Commentator.
Bengtson, John, 1957- Commentator.
Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004. cng Director.
Kittredge, Susan Cooke. Interviewee.
Cort̀zar, Octavio, 1935- Director.
Truffault, Philippe. Director.
Austerlitz, Saul. Exit the Tramp
Stein, Lisa, 1960- Chaplin sees the world
Janus Films
MK2 Productions
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Add Title Charlie Chaplin's Modern times
Modern times (Motion picture)
All at sea
For the first time
Chaplin today
ISBN 9781604653526
ISBN/ISSN 715515064811
Music # CC1958D The Criterion Collection

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