There is everything to prove that reviewers consider Charlie Chaplin the greatest artist of the day as conclusively as exhibitors recognize him as the greatest attraction.
The father of the Gamine Paulette Goddard is killed during a demonstration—leaving his young children destitute and headed to a state institution like the one Chaplin had himself experienced.
Their love brings tragic consequences.
Individualism is a political philosophy that suggests individuals should have freedom over their economic Charlie had been an old-fashioned tramp even in the Keystone and Essanay films ofwhile The Gold Rush was cleverly set during the Klondike gold rush of Charlie is a worker on an assembly line, whose job is to endlessly tighten bolts.
In the case of Charlie Chaplin he used his performances on all his films, in my opinion, as a communication contrivance to show the reality of the hardships life can bring.
Did the unemployed and underemployed find a way to see Modern Times?
But first, some background.