City Lights (1931)
scenes are taken from this film
a poster is shown.
DVD cover shown.
There is a scene in the movie where Ranbir Kapoor is sleeping under the cover of a statue that is inaugurated. That scene is copied from Charlie Chaplin's City Lights.
Included in a $300 question
Included in a $5,000 question
in part I - pictures shown
The film is advertised, anachronistically, in New York City in 1927.
A poster can be seen at the Improv's wall.
Movie poster hanging in dressing room.
production / publicity stills
The title is mentioned.
Mentioned in dialogue
Both films are about blind leading characters, a tango figures prominently in both films and the film actually uses Chaplin's musical theme from City Lights in several sequences, particularly at the end of the Ferrari sequence.
In the end, Fantozzi and Pina meet and recognize each other with a flower. Then they walk by together, as in the end of "Modern Times"
Grégoire pretends to everyone that his wife Josyane, a florist, is blind. When she evicts him from their home, she says : "You know I can't divorce ! Florist and blind, do you think I never go to the movies ?" and he answers "Charlie Chaplin doesn't have a monopoly on blind people".
in the beach number, a Charlie Chaplin impersonator walks across the stage with a pooper scooper
To pour champagne into the violin player's pant.
The character Isidro mentions this movie.
Clips seen and discussed
A fragment featuring Charles Chaplin is shown.
Granville Redmond scenes shown
Poster and clips shown
clip featuring Charlie Chaplin in movie
DVD release reviewed + footage used
This film is #1 on the "Romantic Comedy" list.
This film is #11 on the list.
featured in PGTC
This film is #33 on the list.
Michael and Brooks Pressman watch 'City Lights'
The Tramp is #38 on the "Heroes" list.
This film is #38 on the list.
This film is #76 on the list.