Modern Times (1936) (Tv Show)

Modern Times (1936)

Modern Times (1936)
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.


Chaplins last 'silent' film, filled with sound effects, was made when everyone else was making talkies. Charlie turns against modern society, the machine age, (The use of sound in films ?) and progress. Firstly we see him frantically trying to keep up with a production line, tightening bolts. He is selected for an experiment with an automatic feeding machine, but various mishaps leads his boss to believe he has gone mad, and Charlie is sent to a mental hospital... When he gets out, he is mistaken for a communist while waving a red flag, sent to jail, foils a jailbreak, and is let out again. We follow Charlie through many more escapades before the film is out.


Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone, Al Ernest Garcia, Richard Alexander, Cecil Reynolds, Mira McKinney, Murdock MacQuarrie, Wilfred Lucas, Edward LeSaint, Fred Malatesta, Cafe Head Waiter


Director: Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)
Writer: Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Certificate: G
Country: USA
Language: English
Release Date: 25 February 1936 (USA)
Also Known As: The Masse
Runtime: 87 min
Sound Mix: Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording Sound System)
Color: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Modern Times (1936)

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