CITY LIGHTS

A film by Charles Chaplin

Cast : Florence Lee, Virginia Cherrill, Charles Chaplin

1931 / comedy / Etats-Unis / original title : CITY LIGHTS / 87’ / status : completed / English / long feature-film / French catalog

Wandering the city streets, the Little Tramp happens upon a blind flower girl who mistakes him for a rich man. The Tramp later saves a drunken millionaire who is attempting to drown himself in the river. The millionaire becomes his best friend. That is, until he sobers up and no longer recognizes the Tramp…
In City Lights, friendship and social ranking are not always as they seem. We enter a world of a disenchanted bourgeoisie, where a tramp is king and a blind girl, queen…

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