With a title card promising “A story of industry, of individual enterprise, humanity crusading in the pursuit of happiness,” we’re introduced to a Factory Worker (Charlie Chaplin) at the Electro Steel Corp. His job is to tighten bolts on an endless assembly line. Work has left him with a nervous tick, which causes him to […]
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In an unnamed big city, a dignified civic group is set to unveil a monument dedicated to “Peace and Prosperity.” The event goes awry when the sheet is pulled back to reveal a Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) sleeping in the statue’s lap. He tries to climb down but his baggy pants get caught, and he ends […]