City Lights

True Blind Love

City Lights (1931)


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.

Director: Charlie Chaplin
Writers: Charlie Chaplin, Harry Crocker, Harry Clive.

City Lights Vodly
Vodly Score: 8.4/10 from 1083 votes
Release Date: 1931-02-01
Status: Released
Run time: 87 min / 1:27
Budget: $1,500,000
Revenue: $19,181
Production Company : Charles Chaplin Productions
Production Country: United States of America


Charlie Chaplin
as Tramp
Virginia Cherrill
as A Blind Girl
Florence Lee
as The Blind Girl's Grandmother
Harry Myers
as An Eccentric Millionaire
Al Ernest Garcia
as The Eccentric Millionaire's Butler
Hank Mann
as A Prizefighter
Albert Austin
as Street Sweeper / Burglar (uncredited)
Eddie Baker
as Boxing Fight Referee (uncredited)
Henry Bergman
as Mayor / Blind Girl's Downstairs Neighbor (uncredited)
Buster Brodie
as Bald Party Guest (uncredited)
Jeanne Carpenter
as Extra in Restaurant Scene (uncredited)
Tom Dempsey
as Boxer (uncredited)
James Donnelly
as Steet Sweepers' Foreman (uncredited)
Ray Erlenborn
as Newsboy (uncredited)
Robert Graves
as Police Officer (uncredited)
Charles Hammond
as Extra in Street Scene (uncredited)
Jean Harlow
as Extra in Restaurant Scene (uncredited)
Joseph Herrick
as Extra in Boxing Scene (uncredited)
Austen Jewell
as Newsboy (uncredited)
Willie Keeler
as Boxer (uncredited)
Robert Parrish
as Newsboy (uncredited)
John Rand
as Tramp Who Dives for Cigar (uncredited)
W.C. Robinson
as Man Who Throws Away Cigar (uncredited)
Cy Slocum
as Extra in Boxing Scene (uncredited)
Tony Stabenau
as Victorious Boxer - Later Knocked Out (uncredited)
Mark Strong
as Man in Restaurant (uncredited)
Tiny Ward
as Man in Elevator in Front of the Art Shop (uncredited)
Stanhope Wheatcroft
as Distinguished Gentleman in Cafe (uncredited)
Florence Wix
as Woman Who Sits on Cigar (uncredited)
Granville Redmond
as Sculptor (uncredited)


Art Charles D. Hall Set Decoration
Sound Alfred Newman Music Director
Writing Charlie Chaplin Screenplay
Directing Charlie Chaplin Director
Editing Charlie Chaplin Editor
Production Charlie Chaplin Producer
Sound Charlie Chaplin Original Music Composer
Camera Gordon Pollock Director of Photography
Sound Theodore Reed Sound Designer
Production Al Ernest Garcia Casting
Camera Roland Totheroh Director of Photography
Editing Willard Nico Editor
Directing Henry Bergman Assistant Director
Directing Albert Austin Assistant Director
Sound Arthur Johnston Music
Crew José Padilla Additional Music
Writing Harry Crocker Screenplay
Crew Harry Crocker Unit Publicist
Directing Harry Crocker Assistant Director
Writing Harry Clive Screenplay
Crew Toraichi Kono Driver

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