A King in New York

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A King in New York ★★ 1957

Chaplin plays the deposed king of a European mini-monarchy who comes to the United States in hope of making a new life. Looks critically at 1950s-era America, including Cold War paranoia and over reliance on technology. Containing Chaplin's last starring performance, this film wasn't released in the U.S. until 1973. Uneven but interesting. 105m/B VHS, DVD . GB Charlie Chaplin, Dawn Addams, Michael Chaplin, Oliver Johnston, Maxine Audley, Harry Green; D: Charlie Chaplin; W: Charlie Chaplin; C: Georges Perinal; M: Charlie Chaplin.