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The following seven-minute outtake shows a comic routine originally intended to follow the statue unveiling at the start of CITY LIGHTS.
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This costume test for an unfilmed sequence shows Charlie Chaplin as a duke—the way the blind flower girl envisioned her supposedly wealthy benefactor.
This excerpt from the short film THE CHAMPION, directed by Charlie Chaplin in 1915 for the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, shows that some of the Tramp’s fancy footwork in CITY LIGHTS had a clear precedent.