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    Modern Times (United Artists, R-1956). British Quad (30" X 40").
    Done as a sort of tragi-comedic commentary on the desperate employment and fiscal conditions many people were suffering through during the Great Depression, Modern Times is one of Charlie Chaplin's most compelling film creations. As the Little Tramp, Chaplin faces, during the course of the film, the complexities of modern industrialization, the lower depths of poverty, and imprisonment for something he didn't do. Not humorous themes, but Chaplin shows us the absurdity of modern life through all this, and makes us laugh. In the midst of this disparity, in touchingly romantic scenes, he meets a lovely homeless girl (Paulette Goddard) and finds love. Offered for the first time by Heritage is the very attractive British quad for the 1956 reissue of the film. The poster has edge wear with small tears, and light wrinkling. This is as beautiful a poster for any reissue of this film! Rolled, Very Fine-.


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    November, 2013
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