The Resource Limelight, Celebrated Films Corporation ; produced and directed by Charles Chaplin ; original story and screenplay by Charles Chaplin ; a United Artist release

Limelight, Celebrated Films Corporation ; produced and directed by Charles Chaplin ; original story and screenplay by Charles Chaplin ; a United Artist release

Label
Limelight
Title
Limelight
Statement of responsibility
Celebrated Films Corporation ; produced and directed by Charles Chaplin ; original story and screenplay by Charles Chaplin ; a United Artist release
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • tha
  • kor
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in 1914 London, the film stars Chaplin as an aging music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. But he gets a final opportunity to shine when he saves a young, equally desperate ballet dancer from suicide, then guides her to triumph on the stage
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1973: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score (Chaplin, Rasch, Russell)
Cataloging source
SITPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Karl Struss ; editor, Joseph Engel ; music, Charles Chaplin
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • In English or French with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai and Korean
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L56 2003
PerformerNote
Charlie Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1977
  • 1895-1953
  • 1931-
  • 1895-1966
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Bruce, Nigel
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Celebrated Film Players Corp
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MK2 Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
132
Series statement
Chaplin collection
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  • Comedians
  • Comedians
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Limelight, Celebrated Films Corporation ; produced and directed by Charles Chaplin ; original story and screenplay by Charles Chaplin ; a United Artist release
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1952
  • Special features include: Chaplin today - Limelight a documentary; an introduction by David Robinson; a deleted scene; the complete musical score; Chaplin reading chapters from Footlights; an uncompleted short titled The professor; home movies; photo gallery; poster gallery; theatrical trailer; scenes from films in the Chaplin collection
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc. 1. The film -- disc. 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Isbn
9780790771663
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086393794620
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
MQ37946
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53899056
  • (OCoLC)ocm53899056
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 and mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Limelight, Celebrated Films Corporation ; produced and directed by Charles Chaplin ; original story and screenplay by Charles Chaplin ; a United Artist release
Publication
Note
  • Originally issued as a motion picture in 1952
  • Special features include: Chaplin today - Limelight a documentary; an introduction by David Robinson; a deleted scene; the complete musical score; Chaplin reading chapters from Footlights; an uncompleted short titled The professor; home movies; photo gallery; poster gallery; theatrical trailer; scenes from films in the Chaplin collection
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc. 1. The film -- disc. 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Isbn
9780790771663
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086393794620
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
MQ37946
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53899056
  • (OCoLC)ocm53899056
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 and mono
Video recording format
DVD

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