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Modern Times (1936) was a Silent Films - Drama Film directed by Charlie Chaplin and produced by Charlie Chaplin.

Modern Times was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1989.

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THE GREATEST FILM I'VE NEVER SEEN BLOGATHON: Modern Times (1936)

on Nov 16, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Debbie Vega at Moon in Gemini is hosting the genius blogathon The Greatest Film I've Never Seen from November 16th to 18th. What is the big gap in your film viewing? Will you love it? Will you be disappointed? Click HERE to discover the answers to those questions and more. Over the years, I have ... Read full article


“Try it You’ll Like it” Blogathon: Modern Times

By Virginie Pronovost on Dec 6, 2015 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

Do you know what is one of the best things that ever happened to me? Discovering classic films. Classic films are just magic. Yes, there are some good contemporary films, I don’t deny it, but there’s something different with classic films. They HAVE?to be seen, you know. That’s why... Read full article


Modern Times, 1936, Charles Chaplin

By Aaron West on Jun 14, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Jun 14 Posted by aaronwest In many ways, Modern Times was both an ending and a beginning. For Chaplin, it was the end of his silent movie star career and his popular character, the tramp. It was also the last major silent film release. It was at the height of the depression, and the underlying them... Read full article


Modern Times, 1936, Charles Chaplin

By Aaron West on Jun 14, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Jun 14 Posted by aaronwest In many ways, Modern Times was both an ending and a beginning. For Chaplin, it was the end of his silent movie star career and his popular character, the tramp. It was also the last major silent film release. It was at the height of the depression, and the underlying them... Read full article


Modern Times, 1936, Charles Chaplin

By Aaron West on Jun 14, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Jun 14 Posted by aaronwest In many ways, Modern Times was both an ending and a beginning. For Chaplin, it was the end of his silent movie star career and his popular character, the tramp. It was also the last major silent film release. It was at the height of the depression, and the underlying them... Read full article


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President of the Electro Steel Corp.: [from the Telescreen in the restroom to the factory worker] Hey you! Get back to work!


A gamin: What's the use of trying?
A factory worker: Buck up - never say die. We'll get along.


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The singers in the restaurant are also heard, and some scenes include sound effects.
According to Paulette Goddard, Chaplin was deeply and profoundly involved in the recording of the musical score. He spent days upon days in the recording studio writing themes, and only left when Paulette begged him.
According to a fall 1935 issue of Variety, Charles Chaplin was expected to run behind schedule on the release of the movie as he tweaked the soundtrack. He also wanted to chop over 1,000 feet of film from his then existing cut.
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National Film Registry

Modern Times

Released 1936
Inducted 1989
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