Today on TCM: Modern Times (1936) & The Great Dictator (1940)

Despite A Mythical Monkey’s disturbing front line report that many people (albeit with legitimate reasons) have failed to see The Chaplin Mutuals, I’m positive that all my savvy, silent comedy loving readers have seen Chaplin’s classic features Modern Times and The Great Dictators. However, both of these movies reward repeat viewings, or at least TIVOing for future enjoyment. Today TCM is airing Modern Times at 6 pm EST, followed by The Great Dictator at 8 pm EST. To while away the hours between then and now, check out these interesting reads:

Watch Chaplin’s final speech from The Great Dictator

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About prettycleverfilmgal

Social media consultant, blogger for hire, and lover of classic movies and silent films. I often watch, consider, and write about movies when I should really be doing other things.

Posted on August 2, 2011, in Miscellany, Readings and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. “Disturbing front line report’ — that’s funny. It was nice to see Modern Times and The Great Dictator again, though, even if I do already own them.

    By the way, with any luck at all, I’ll finally have my 3000 word post about the Mutuals up by this evening …

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