Movie House Memories

Modern Times (1936)

Episode #92

United Artists released Modern Times on February 5, 1936. Charlie Chaplin directed the film starring Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, and Henry Bergman.

‘Modern Times’ Movie Summary

Modern Times focuses on the life of a factory worker on an assembly line. This job sees the Tramp screwing nuts at an ever-increasing rate as part of the assembly line. Additionally, he’s forced to use untested inventions like an ‘automatic feeding machine’ much to his peril. This leads to the Tramp’s nervous breakdown. After a stay in an asylum, the police mistake him as an instigator at a communist rally. They arrest him. Soon the Tramp meets the Gamin—the love of his life. The two takes several jobs to make a living in these modern times.

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United Artists released Modern Times on February 5, 1936. Charlie Chaplin directed the film starring Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, and Henry Bergman.

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  1. City lights is chaplin’s best film imo. I don’t think the tramp was a pedopile btw. An actors real age doesn’t mean they are the same age as the character they are playing. If imdb didn’t exist I wonder if viewers would make such a big deal about age differences of actors. Matt, you should check out some Lilian Gish movies, since you said acting in silent films doesn’t do much for you. The Wind and Broken Blossoms have great performances by her. Looking forward to the dark knight(wish I didn’t have to wait 2 weeks), I remember Lori said she’s never seen it.

      1. I’m not sure if there will be any for Movie House Memories…although he made a cameo in my pick of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to.the Forum. I think if we do review any of his films, it will be on our Golden Age of the Silver Screen podcast.

    1. Hi Eddie, thanks for the recommendation! I’ve never seen any Lilian Gish movies or any Buster Keaton movies for that matter. I’ll check some out.

    2. Hi Eddie, I agree with you about an actor’s age. I have considered Keaton’s “The General”. I realize that I have not seen many of his films.

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