Modern Times

a 1936 (black & white) film by Charles Chaplin, & a classic in my opinion
watched it again, a while ago
about humanity over machinery, & thinking particularly of the opening scene with the lone black sheep amongst all the white sheep, perhaps it takes a jab at conformity as well
also in the movie is actress Paulette Goddard
while the the theme song has no words to it in the film, the lyrics put to it later, the song “Smile”, has an endearing quality to it
as far as I know, it’s the only film featuring Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp character making sound (he sings a ditty in French towards the end)


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