THE GREAT COMPOSER
In 1931 “City Lights” had its British Premiere in London. Its star and director, Charlie Chaplin. sat through it wedged between George Bernard Shaw and Lady Astor. This was his first film to use synchronised sound and the first to use Chaplin’s own score, he was
at the Scottish Promo
understandably nervous . . . . . . The audience loved it and so did the critics.
In at The Scottish Proms. City Lights will receive its Scottish Premiere. Screened to the accompaniment of a full symphony orchestra and conducted by Carl Davis who was responsible for restoring Chaplin's original score.
City Lights is supported by “How To Make Movies” and “Kids Auto Races. Venice" both unique short ﬁlms on loan from the Chaplin Archive in Switzerland.
“A Masterpiece” The Times
“Startiing Talent” The Independent
ROYAL SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA
THE GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL: Sat 15th June, Tel: 041-332 3123 for tickets
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