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Uniform Title Modern times (Motion picture)
Title Modern times / Janus Films ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2010.
1 hold on first copy returned of 8 copies


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD MODERN DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Whiton Branch - Media Room DVDs & Blu-rays  DVD MODERN DISC 1    Missing
 Manchester, Whiton Branch - Media Room DVDs & Blu-rays  DVD MODERN DISC 2    Missing
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD MODERN DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  DVD MODERN DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Faxon Branch - Media Room  DVD MODERN DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD MODERN DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  DVD MODERN DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Criterion collection ; 543
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 543.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Cast Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Stanley Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone, Allan Garcia, Dick Alexander, Cecil Reynolds, Myra McKinney, Murdoch McQuarrie, Wilfred Lucas, Ed le Saint, Fred Malatesta, Sam Stein, Juana Sutton, Ted Oliver.
Credits Music composed by, Charlie Chaplin ; conducted by, Alfred Newman ; arranged by, Edward Powell, David Raksin ; settings by, Charles D. Hall, Russell Spencer ; photography by, Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Summary When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens.
Audience Not rated.
Note Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Chaplin biographer David Robinson; "Modern times: a closer look" visual essay by Chaplin historian Jeffrey Vance; "A bucket of water and a glass matte" visual and sound effects experts Craig Barron and Ben Burtt discuss techniques used in Modern times; "Silent traces: Modern times" visual essay by John Bengtson; "David Raksin and the score" interview with composer David Raksin; "Two bits" deleted scenes; Trailers. Disc 2. "All at sea" 8mm film of weekend voyage with Charlie Chaplin by Alistair Cooke; "Susan Cooke Kittredge" interview with Cooke's daughter; "The rink" Charlie Chaplin's eight film (1916); "For the first time" documentary film by Octavio Cortazar (1967); "Chaplin today: Modern times" documentary by Philippe Truffault (2003).
Language Silent film with English intertitles and musical score with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Factories -- Employees -- Drama.
Working class -- Drama.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Drama.
Tramps -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Silent films.
Feature films.
Added Author Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977. Screenwriter. Director. Actor. Composer.
De Haven, Carter, 1886-1977. Director.
Totheroh, Roland H., 1890-1967. Cinematographer.
Morgan, Ira, 1889-1959. Cinematographer.
Goddard, Paulette, 1911-1990. Actor.
Bergman, Henry, 1870-1946. Actor.
Sandford, Stanley, 1894-1961. Actor.
Conklin, Chester, 1888-1971. Actor.
Mann, Hank, 1887-1971. Actor.
Blystone, Stanley, 1894-1956. Actor.
Garcia, Allan, 1887-1938. Actor.
Alexander, Richard, 1902-1989. Actor.
Reynolds, Cecil, 1880-1947. Actor.
McKinney, Mira. Actor.
MacQuarrie, Murdock, 1878-1942. Actor.
Lucas, Wilfred, 1871-1940. Actor.
LeSaint, Edward. Actor.
Malatesta, Fred. Actor.
Stein, Sam, 1905-1966. Actor.
Sutton, Juana. Actor.
Oliver, Ted, 1892-1957. Actor.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970. Conductor.
Powell, Edward B. Arranger.
Raksin, David. Arranger. Interviewee.
Neal, Paul. Sound designer.
Maher, Frank. Sound designer.
Hall, Charles, 1899-1959. Set designer.
Spencer, J. Russell. Set designer.
Robinson, David, 1930- Commentator.
Vance, Jeffrey, 1970- Commentator.
Barron, Craig. Commentator.
Burtt, Ben. Commentator.
Bengtson, John, 1957- Commentator.
Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004. Cinematographer. Director.
Kittredge, Susan Cooke. Interviewee.
Cortázar, Octavio, 1935- Director.
Truffault, Philippe. Director.
Janus Films.
MK2 Productions.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Charlie Chaplin's Modern times
Added Title All at sea.
For the first time.
Chaplin today.
ISBN 9781604653526
Standard No. 715515064811
Music No. CC1958D The Criterion Collection
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