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City Lights Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

A Blind Girl, played by Virginia Cherill

Description

The blind girl is a beautiful, young woman who lives with her grandmother in what appears to be a small, rented apartment. They are very poor and the girl sells flowers everyday on the street corner, to make end meet. She spends a great deal of time dreaming, dreaming of a rich millionaire who will find her, love her, and give her everything she has ever desired. She appears to believe, with some certainty, this will happen and greatly anticipates meeting her beloved everyday.

When she first meets the Tramp, she is blind and since she cannot see him, she assumes this is the millionaire she has been dreaming of. Everything that happens in their relationship from this point on just falls in line with the girl's dreams. The Tramps buys a flower for her and leaves in a...

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