🇬🇧2/5 - Charlie Chaplin's silent film Modern Time
'Modern Times' is a 1936 comedy film directed by Charlie Chaplin. The film was made into a silent film and was a box office hit.
• Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
• Distributed by: United Artists
• Release date: February 5, 1936
• Running time: 87 minutes
• Language: English
• Budget: $1.5 million
• Box office: $1.8 million (Domestic)
Modern Times is a 1936 American silent comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin, about his iconic Little Tramp character struggling to survive in the modern industrialized world. The film is a commentary from Chaplin's perspective on the desperate employment and financial situation of many people during the Great Depression, which was created under the influence of modern industrialization. The film stars Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, and Chester Conklin. In 1989, Modern Times became one of the first 25 films to be selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry of "Culturally, Historically, or Aesthetically Important".
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