|aModern times|h[videorecording] /|cwritten and directed by Charlie Chaplin.
|a[S.l.] :|bMK2 Editions ;|aBurbank, CA :|bWarner Home Video ;|aTaipei :|bWei Han,|c
|a2 videodiscs (83 min.) :|bsd., b&w ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aThe Chaplin collection.
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 1936.
|aSpecial features include: documentary: "Chaplin today, modern times" by Philippe Truffault; introduction by David Robinson; karaoke version of Chaplin's nonsense song; theme song "Smile", performed by Liberace; government sponsored educational film "Behind the scenes in the Machine Age" (1931); Ford's promotional musical film "Symphony in F" (1940); Cuban documentary "Por primera vez" or "For the first time" (1967) on peasants watching Modern times, their first movie; photogallery, poster gallery, theatrical trailers, and deleted scenes.
|aPhotography, Rollie Totheroh, Ira Morgan ; music composed by Charlie Chaplin.
|aCharlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard.
|aA devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers. Shows Charlie as a factory worker, jailbird, night watchman, and a singing waiter. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but voices emanate from TV sets and radios.
|aMPAA rating: G.
|aDVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono. or 5.1.
|aEnglish or French soundtrack, English intertitles, and optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean. Menu in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Closed-captioned.