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    City Lights (United Artists, 1931). Uncut Pressbook (17 Pages, 12" X 18").
    Comedic film legend Charlie Chaplin shine's in a story of the little tramp's love for a blind flower girl, who he desperately wants to help, and his sporadic relationship with a drunken millionaire. The plots come together when the tramp attempts to raise money so the blind girl can have an eye operation. Highlights include a boxing sequence with scrawny Chaplin climbing in the ring against a brawny opponent, and the final shot when the little blind girl sees for the first time. The talkie revolution swept the nation before Chaplin could complete production of City Lights. He agonized over the decision to release the film as originally intended, in silence, which he did, receiving rave critical reviews. The pressbook shows only fold and spine wear/separation and detached inside pages, and the original mailing sleeve is included. Very Fine-.


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