The Charlie Chaplin Collection (11 Films) DVD
The Kid (1921): Chaplin's first feature length film introduced many to the iconic character of the Little Tramp as he endures a life of hard knocks with his truly sidekick, the Kid. A Woman Of paris (1923): Marie and her fiance, Jean, were supposed to elope to Paris but she ends up heading to the City of Light by herself. Once Jean finally makes it he finds Marie in the arms of a rich playboy. The Gold Rush (1942): The Little Tramp returns to seek his fortune in the gold mines of Klondike but the poverty induced hunger begins producing a surreal turn of events. The Circus (1928): Hired by a circus, the Little Tramp soon becomes the main attraction when his comedic blunders drive the crowd wild. Yet he is unaware of everything except his love for the ringmaster's daughter. City Lights: A blind flower girl mistakes the Little Tramp for a wealthy gentleman as he becomes friends with a drunken millionaire. Everything from boxing opponents to class are confused and subverted in this eternal classic. Modern Times (1936): The Little Tramp gets caught in the sprockets and cogs of modern industrialisation and the dull, dispiriting rigmarole it brings with it. The only saving grace appears in the form of a beautiful orphaned gamine whom he helps escape from the police. The Great Dictator (1940): A Jewish barber returns home after twenty years to find his shop dilapidated and marked with hateful graffiti, the source of which is the regime of a tyrannical and xenophobic disaster. Monsieur Verdoux (1947): Based on a true story, Henri Verdoux is a man who lures wealthy women by promising them love an dsweet happy-ever-afters. But once the wedding bells have chimed he murders them for their fortunes. Limelight (1952): A once famous music hall star saves a young, paralysed ballerina from suicide and nurtures her health and self-esteem so that she may return to the stage. A King In New YorK (1957): A European monarch seeks refuge in New York where he meets a ten-year-old boy whose parents are imprisoned socialists. A biting satire of everything from communism to consumerism. The Chaplin Revue (1959): Three highly acclaimed short, silent comedies featuring Chaplin's famous trademark character, the Little Tramp. A Dog's Life (1918). Shoulder Arms (1918). The Pilgrim (1923).
|Aspect Ratio||Not Specified|
|Audio||English Dolby Digital|
|Case Type||Boxset Digi-Pack|
|Cast||Charlie Chaplin,Edna Purviance,Jackie Coogan|
|Colour||Black & White|