Charlie Chaplin makes the acquaintance of a blind girl who, because she can't see him, believes he is a millionaire. The Little Tramp tries to raise money for the girl to have an eye operation, knowing she'll eventually discover his true identity.
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GGeneral audiences. All ages admitted.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.
English SDHClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: PCM MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; trailer; additional featurettes.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that kids will laugh themselves silly at the slapstick antics of Charlie Chaplin. Though younger ones (6-8) may not appreciate the heavy themes of the film, those moments will have a strong impact on 'tweens. Chaplin gets himself into dangerous situations -- such as driving drunk and mishandling of a pistol -- but always gets out safely. Kids may want to imitate Chaplin's acrobatic slapstick. The film contains depictions of suicidal depression and society's unfairness at judging people solely on their wealth.
- Sexual Content
- Sexual innuendo, though mild and comic.
- Slapstick humor
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- Some lying, done for comic effect; traditional gender roles; suicidal depression; the film is a critique of society's obsession with money.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Drinking, including reckless drunk driving.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it