Limelight Overview:

Limelight (1952) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Charlie Chaplin and produced by Charlie Chaplin.

Academy Awards 1972 --- Ceremony Number 45 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringCharles Chaplin, Raymond Rasch, Larry Russell Won
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Limelight (1952)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 23, 2017 From 4 Star Films

The glamour of limelight, from which age must pass as youth centers? A story of a ballerina and a clown…? In Limelight it quickly becomes evident that Charles Chaplin was well aware of his own legend and how couldn’t he be? For years he had been held in the highest regards, loved by the ... Read full article


Limelight (1952)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 23, 2017 From 4 Star Films

The glamour of limelight, from which age must pass as youth centers? A story of a ballerina and a clown…? In Limelight it quickly becomes evident that Charles Chaplin was well aware of his own legend and how couldn’t he be? For years he had been held in the highest regards, loved by the ... Read full article


Limelight (1952)

By Beatrice on Sep 11, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Limelight Directed by Charles Chaplin Written by Charles Chaplin 1952/USA Celebrated Productions First viewing/Hulu Plus I want to like the talkie Charles Chaplin more than I do but I just can’t. ?This one gets some points for the physical comedy, his little songs, and Buster Keaton. Calv... Read full article


Limelight

By RBuccicone on May 10, 2012 From MacGuffin Movies

Limelight (1953) ???? Charlie Chaplin‘s was nearing the end of his career when in 1953 he made a drama that could almost be considered semi-autobiographical in nature had the actor’s box office prowess not remained so strong. Limelight is about an aging stage comedian who in 1914 London ... Read full article


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Calvero: The heart and the mind, what an enigma.


Calvero: There's something about working the streets I like. It's the tramp in me I suppose.


Calvero: That's all any of us are: amateurs. We don't live long enough to be anything else.


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Chaplin worked for 2½ years on the screenplay and then devoted nine months to the score.
The final film that Charles Chaplin produced in America.
The first feature film in which Charles Chaplin and Buster Keaton appeared onscreen together. This is often wrongly cited as their first onscreen meeting, but both appeared in a short publicity film in the 1920s entitled Seeing Stars.
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