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City Lights

City Lights

City Lights is a 1931 American romantic comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Charlie Chaplin. The story follows the misadventures of Chaplin's Tramp as he falls in love with a blind girl and develops a turbulent friendship with an alcoholic millionaire. Although sound films were on the rise when Chaplin started developing the script in 1928, he decided to continue working with silent productions. Filming started in December 1928, and ended in September 1930. City Lights marked the first time Chaplin composed the film score to one of his productions and it was written in six weeks with Arthur Johnston. The main theme used as a leitmotif for the blind flower girl is the song ... more on Wikipedia

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List of All Romantic Comedy Movies Romance Movies and Films Films in The National Film Registry Movies Written By Charlie Chaplin Movies Distributed by United Artists List of Silent Movies List of All Movies Released in 1931