So this all starts with me catching Charlie Chaplin’s great silent movie Modern Times on TCM Saturday night.
The film, which will grab you like any great film, regardless of the fact that the majority of its dialog is in the form of cards flashed on the screen, has been exalted as one of teh great cinematic triumphs of all time.
But that’s not what inspired today’s FamilyFirst pick.
No, it was the beautiful Paulette Goddard.
In the film, Goddard plays an orphaned child who strives to make it on her own. She encounters Chaplin’s little tramp, and together they strive for a better life.
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