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The Resource Modern times, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan, (DVD)

Modern times, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan, (DVD)

Label
Modern times
Title
Modern times
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan
Title variation
Charlie Chaplin's Modern times
Contributor
Actor
Arranger
Screenwriter
Commentator
Composer
Conductor
Cinematographer
Director
Interviewee
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens
Related
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music composed by Charlie Chaplin ; conducted by Alfred Newman ; arranged by Edward Powell, David Raksin ; recorded by Paul Neal, Frank Maher ; settings by Charles D. Hall, Russell Spencer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles and musical score; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Stanley Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone, Allan Garcia, Dick Alexander, Cecil Reynolds, Myra McKinney, Murdoch McQuarrie, Wilfred Lucas, Ed le Saint, Fred Malatesta, Sam Stein, Juana Sutton, Ted Oliver
Runtime
87
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
543
Technique
live action
Label
Modern times, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Chaplin biographer David Robinson; "Modern times: a closer look" visual essay by Chaplin historian Jeffrey Vance; "A bucket of water and a glass matte" visual and sound effects experts Craig Barron and Ben Burtt discuss techniques used in Modern times; "Silent traces: Modern times" visual essay by John Bengtson; "David Raksin and the score" interview with composer David Raksin; "Two bits" deleted scenes; Trailers. Disc 2. "All at sea" 8mm film of weekend voyage with Charlie Chaplin by Alistair Cooke; "Susan Cooke Kittredge" interview with Cooke's daughter; "The rink" Charlie Chaplin's eight film (1916); "For the first time" documentary film by Octavio Cortazar (1967); "Chaplin today: Modern times" documentary by Philippe Truffault (2003). Booklet: "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz; "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 1. Film -- Commentary / Chaplin biographer David Robinson -- "Modern times: a closer look" visual essay / Jeffrey Vance -- "A bucket of water and a glass matte" featurette with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt -- "Silent traces: Modern times" visual essay by John Bengtson -- "David Raksin and the score" interview with composer David Raksin -- Deleted scenes
  • Disc 2. "All at sea" 8mm film of weekend voyage with Charlie Chaplin by Alistair Cooke -- "Susan Cooke Kittredge" interview with Cooke's daughter -- "The rink" Charlie Chaplin's eighth film (1916) 00 "For the first time" documentary by Octavio Cortazar (1967) -- "Chaplin today: Modern times" documentary by Philippe Truffault (2003)
  • Booklet. "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz -- "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein
Control code
ocn665161080
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (87 min.)
Isbn
9781604653526
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515064811
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1958D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)665161080
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Modern times, Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; assistant director, Carter DeHaven ; photography by Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Chaplin biographer David Robinson; "Modern times: a closer look" visual essay by Chaplin historian Jeffrey Vance; "A bucket of water and a glass matte" visual and sound effects experts Craig Barron and Ben Burtt discuss techniques used in Modern times; "Silent traces: Modern times" visual essay by John Bengtson; "David Raksin and the score" interview with composer David Raksin; "Two bits" deleted scenes; Trailers. Disc 2. "All at sea" 8mm film of weekend voyage with Charlie Chaplin by Alistair Cooke; "Susan Cooke Kittredge" interview with Cooke's daughter; "The rink" Charlie Chaplin's eight film (1916); "For the first time" documentary film by Octavio Cortazar (1967); "Chaplin today: Modern times" documentary by Philippe Truffault (2003). Booklet: "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz; "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 1. Film -- Commentary / Chaplin biographer David Robinson -- "Modern times: a closer look" visual essay / Jeffrey Vance -- "A bucket of water and a glass matte" featurette with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt -- "Silent traces: Modern times" visual essay by John Bengtson -- "David Raksin and the score" interview with composer David Raksin -- Deleted scenes
  • Disc 2. "All at sea" 8mm film of weekend voyage with Charlie Chaplin by Alistair Cooke -- "Susan Cooke Kittredge" interview with Cooke's daughter -- "The rink" Charlie Chaplin's eighth film (1916) 00 "For the first time" documentary by Octavio Cortazar (1967) -- "Chaplin today: Modern times" documentary by Philippe Truffault (2003)
  • Booklet. "Exit the Tramp" by Saul Austerlitz -- "Chaplin sees the world" by Lisa Stein
Control code
ocn665161080
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (87 min.)
Isbn
9781604653526
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515064811
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1958D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)665161080
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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