City Lights

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City Lights

  1. Saturday, February 17, 2018 3:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Citylights.

Tickets will be available online and in person on Monday, January 8, at 10:00 a.m.

 

Hollywood had transitioned to talkies by 1931, but Charlie Chaplin continued his silent filmmaking craft for City Lights, the penultimate appearance of his Little Tramp character. When the Tramp (Chaplin) becomes smitten with a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill), he vows to pay for her vision-repairing operation, even if it means navigating a series of odd jobs and eccentric millionaires. City Lights showcases Chaplin’s gifts for combining social commentary and slapstick, all concluding in one of cinema’s most poignant final scenes. (35mm Presentation)