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City Lights

Sunday, Jan 22 at 12:30 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Charles Chaplin. 1931, 86 mins. DCP. With Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers. Investing two years and two million dollars, Chaplin dared to make a silent picture four years after synchronized sound revolutionized cinema—and created his masterpiece. The Tramp is befriended by a drunkard millionaire, and falls in love with a flower girl, leading to one of the most romantic finales in movie history. Despite being an unparalleled work of art, City Lights was not rewarded by the Academy, one of many Chaplin masterpieces that would be treated by the organization with similar disinterest. 

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.