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City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in love with a flower girl.

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Directed by

Charlie Chaplin

Written by

Charlie Chaplin (Screenplay)
Harry Clive (Screenplay)
Harry Crocker (Screenplay)

Runtime

87 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

True Blind Love

Cast

Keywords

silent film love black and white love of one's life suicide attempt millionaire operation eye operation blind girl blindness and impaired vision tramp flower shop flower girl little tramp

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Lists

#34 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#24 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#11 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

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