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The great dictator

Author: Charlie ChaplinPaulette GoddardJack OakieReginald GardinerBilly GilbertAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : MK2 Éditions ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]
Series: Chaplin collection (Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator at which point he makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Parody
Comedy
Political
Caricatures and cartoons Drama
Biographies
Teatro
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Benito Mussolini; Charlie Chaplin; Charlie Chaplin; Adolf Hitler; Benito Mussolini
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Chaplin; Paulette Goddard; Jack Oakie; Reginald Gardiner; Billy Gilbert; Maurice Moscovich; Karl Struss; Roland H Totheroh; William Nico; Meredith Willson; Kevin Brownlow; Michael Kloft; Sydney Chaplin; United Artists Corporation.; MK2 Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 079078064X 9780790780641 0790771675 9780790771670
OCLC Number: 53400303
Language Note: English or French soundtrack, English intertitles, and optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean; closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: documentary by Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft; recently discovered color footage shot on the set of the film; scenes from Sunnyside, Monsieur Verdoux and other films in the series.
Credits: Photography, Karl Struss, Roland Totheroh ; editor, William Nico ; music, Meredith Willson.
Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Billy Gilbert, Maurice Moscovich.
Awards: National Film Registry selection, 1997.
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: Disc 1. The great dictator --
Disc 2. Special features: The tramp and the dictator (55 mins.) / directed by Kevin Brownlow & Michael Kloft ; Making of in color (26 min.) / [as filmed] by Sydney Chaplin ; Charlie the barber (8 min.) ; scene from Monsieur Verdoux (3 min.) ; poster gallery ; scenes from films in the Chaplin Collection (ca. 23 mins.).
Series Title: Chaplin collection (Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.))
Other Titles: Tramp and the dictator
Monsieur Verdoux
Great dictator (Motion picture)
Responsibility: written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; United Artists.

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Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator at which point he makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers.

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