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Title:
Modern times
ISBN:
9781604653526
Uniform Title:
Modern times (Motion picture)
Edition:
Special ed.
Publication Information:
[New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2010]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
General Note:
DVD format.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.

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). Booklet: "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz; "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein.
Contents:
Disc 1. Film -- Commentary / Chaplin biographer David Robinson -- "Modern times: a closer look" visual essay / Jeffrey Vance -- "A bucket of water and a glass matte" featurette with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt -- "Silent traces: Modern times" visual essay by John Bengtson -- "David Raksin and the score" interview with composer David Raksin -- Deleted scenes.

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 eighth film (1916) 00 "For the first time" documentary by Octavio Cortazar (1967) -- "Chaplin today: Modern times" documentary by Philippe Truffault (2003).

Booklet. "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz -- "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein.
Abstract:
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.

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Digital Video Disc (DVD) 791.43 Modern (1936)
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