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Limelight (1952) Movie Information

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Charles Chaplin


Charles Chaplin
Buster Keaton
Claire Bloom
Nigel Bruce
Sydney Chaplin
Norman Lloyd





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An old popular comedian named Calvero saves the life of a dancer named Thereza Ambrose, alias Terry. They share stories and become acquainted with each other.

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Allison 10/17/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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I'm glad to have seen Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton together, despite the fact that this film isn't as funny as the rest of the films they have done.

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Ghost Seed 08/14/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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By far not Chaplin's best, but quite good it still is. Limelight has a sad tone in regards to show business and love, which seems to have been mirroring Chaplin's feelings about his own career. Claire Bloom's performance is a slight blemish on the film as a whole, but sweet moments like seeing Buster Keaton and Charlie making funny on stage together make this more than worth seeing.

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"What is there to fight for? Life is a beautiful magnificent thing." So many reasons to view this movie, the provocative messages, a pairing with Chaplin and Buster Keaton and a "talkie" for a Chaplin flick. A great comedian named Calvero saves the life of dancer Terry (Claire Bloom). Most probably the best screenplay of Chaplin with lines: "You're alive and you better make the most out of it." "Life is a design not a meaning." "We all make mistakes you know." "Live for the moment." "There's greatness in everyone." "That's the trouble in the world. We all despise ourselves." "Life could be wonderful if you're not afraid of it." "Keep fighting that's all." "Now now, be patient." "God helps those who help themselves." - Calvero (Charles Chaplin). Only minor misgivings were the length o...

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