City Lights

Cinematheque

One of Charlie Chaplin's absolute best! "City Lights" tells the misadventures of a hapless tramp (Charlie Chaplin) who falls in love with a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill) on the tough city streets. Upon learning that she and her grandmother are to be evicted from their home, the tramp undertakes a series of attempts to provide them with the money they need, all of which end in humiliating failure. But after a drunken millionaire (Harry Myers) lavishly rewards him for saving his life, the tramp can change the flower girl's life forever.

Showings – select to order tickets:
Nov 16th @ 6:00 pm @ SFF Cinematheque
  • Year:
    1931
  • Runtime:
    87 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Charlie Chaplin
  • Cast:
    Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Al Ernest Garcia
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