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Chaplin is pure genius and even as this movie was a talky, he could have simply made this a silent and it would still have been a great classic. His sentiments are genuine and his ability to tug at the hearts strings of the viewer is truly evident with the scene at the dinner table just before he's gives himself up to the police. What an incredible talent and a gentlemen........one of a kind and a unique talent that is truly missed.
Loved The Real Family
Comedy-Drama movie starring Chaplin
- Maureen v.v.
A typical Charlie Chaplin movie. Mostly drama with a little comedy. Fantastic comedy timing especially near the end of the movie when they were trying to catch him. The ending could have been cut 5 minutes. He starts lecturing about weapons of destruction and killing. The lecturing should have been deleted.
This movie is so unique, and so funny. I've only seen it one time approximately 7 years ago. I definitely think it it's totally under-rated! And I'd really appreciate if TCM would play this movie soon. :)
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
- Jay Higgins
Everything Charles Chaplin has a hand in has some sort of brilliance to it. He is so clever and such a visionary. This is a great film, subtly very funny. The acting is fantastic, and Martha Raye gives one of her finest performances. The writing is incredible, the sets are perfect. A great classic that has not gotten the recognition it deserves.
- Donna Wagner
I am not a Charlie Chaplan fan but Monsieur Verdoux is excellent!
Perhaps I am one of few people that is not a fan of Charlie Chaplin. I saw Monsieur Verdoux (8/2) and thought it quite amusing! Also fun to see Martha Raye and a young William Frawley of I Love Lucy.