December sees the release of Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection in the UK.
City Lights (1931) is a silent romantic comedy written, directed and starring Chaplin.
City Lights Blu-ray
The film has undergone a “Digital restoration from a 4K film transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack”.
BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS
- Discs: 1
- Region: B
- Video: 1080p High Definition
- Aspect: TBC
- Audio: TBC
- Running Time: 87 mins approx
- Rating: PG
- Booklet (Features Essay by Critic Gary Giddins & 1966 Interview with Chaplin)
- New Audio Commentary by Charlie Chaplin Biographer Jeffrey Vance
- Chaplin Today: “City Lights,” (2003 Documentary on the Film’s Production)
- Chaplin Studios: Creative Freedom by Design (New Interview Program Featuring Visual Effects Expert Craig Barron)
- Archival Footage from the Production of City Lights
- Excerpt from Chaplin’s Short Film The Champion (1915) + Footage of the Director with Boxing Stars at Chaplin Studios in 1918
You can pre-order now on Blu-ray for £22.99 from Amazon. (Prices correct as of 06.12.22).
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City Lights releases on 12th December 2022 in the UK.
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