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Directed by Charlie Chaplin
1952    2h 17m    G
Drama, Romance, Music,
Chaplin's final American film tells the story of a fading music hall comedian's effort to help a despondent ballet dancer learn both to walk and feel confident about life again. The highlight of the film is the classic duet with Chaplin's only real artistic film comedy rival, Buster Keaton.
Cast of Limelight
  • Charlie ChaplinCalvero
  • Claire BloomTerry, a Dancer
  • Nigel BrucePostant, an Impresario
  • Buster KeatonCalvero's Partner
  • Sydney ChaplinNeville
  • Norman LloydBodalink
  • Andre EglevskyDancer
  • Marjorie BennettMrs. Alsop
  • Wheeler DrydenThereza's Doctor
  • Barry BernardJohn Redfern
  • Stapleton KentClaudius
  • Mollie GlessingMaid
  • Leonard MudieDr. Blake - Calvero's Doctor
  • Loyal Underwood
  • Harry 'Snub' PollardStreet Musician
  • Julian Ludwig
  • Geraldine ChaplinLittle Girl in Opening Scene (uncredited)
  • Oona O'Neill ChaplinExtra (uncredited)
  • Edna PurvianceMrs. Parker (uncredited)
  • Colin KennyMusic Hall Performer (uncredited)
  • Cyril DelevantiGriffin - Clown Outside Stage Door (uncredited)
  • Melissa HaydenDancer - Columbine
  • Marion Gray
  • James CarlisleMusic Hall Patron (uncredited)
  • Frank HagneyExtra in Dress Circle (uncredited)
  • Charlie HallNewsboy (uncredited)
  • Frank MillsMan in Music Hall Audience (uncredited)
  • Oliver CrossMusic Hall Patron (uncredited)
  • Jack DeeryEmissary - Dress Circle (uncredited)
  • John Alban
  • Benjie Bancroft
  • John Barton
  • Ray Beltram
  • Paul Bradley
  • Charles Chaplin, Jr.
  • Josephine Chaplin
  • Michael Chaplin
  • Bud Cokes
  • Harry Crocker
  • Billy Curtis
  • Tim Durant
  • Tom Ferrandini
  • Dorothy Ford
  • Curt Furberg
  • Rudy Germane
  • Stuart Hall
  • Sam Harris
  • Stuart Holmes
  • Jimmie Horan
  • Kenner G. Kemp
  • Judy Landon
  • Perk Lazelle
  • Billy Lee
  • Maurice Marks
  • Harold Miller
  • Sherry Moreland
  • George Nardelli
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