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    City Lights (United Artists, 1931). Pressbook (Multiple Pages). This Charlie Chaplin masterpiece tells the 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. Light cover wear, otherwise the book is in excellent condition with the mailing sleeve included. Very Fine+.

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    November, 2004
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