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[New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2010].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (87 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
General 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). Booklet: "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz; "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein.
Creation/Production Credits
Music composed by Charlie Chaplin ; conducted by Alfred Newman ; arranged by Edward Powell, David Raksin ; recorded by Paul Neal, Frank Maher ; settings by Charles D. Hall, Russell Spencer ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan.
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.
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.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Silent film with English intertitles and musical score; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Chaplin, C., De Haven, C., Totheroh, R. H., Morgan, I., Goddard, P., Bergman, H., Sandford, S., Conklin, C., Mann, H., Blystone, S., Garcia, A., Alexander, R., Reynolds, C., McKinney, M., MacQuarrie, M., Lucas, W., LeSaint, E., Malatesta, F., Stein, S., Sutton, J., Oliver, T., Newman, A., Powell, E. B., Raksin, D., Neal, P., Maher, F., Hall, C., Spencer, J. R., Robinson, D., Vance, J., Barron, C., Burtt, B., Bengtson, J., Cooke, A., Kittredge, S. C., Cort�azar, O., Truffault, P., Austerlitz, S., & Haven, L. S. (2010). Modern times (DVD ed.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Charlie Chaplin et al.. 2010. Modern Times. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Charlie Chaplin et al.. Modern Times Criterion Collection, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Chaplin, Charlie, et al. Modern Times DVD ed., Criterion Collection, 2010.

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