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The great dictator [videorecording] / written and directed by Charles Chaplin.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604654233
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Special ed.].
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
Features: new audio commentary by Charlie Chaplin experts Dan Kamin and Hooman Mehran; documentary "The Tramp and the Dictator" (2001) narrated by filmmaker Kenneth Branagh and featuring interviews with author Ray Bradbury, director Sidney Lumet, historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr., screenwriter Budd Schulberg, and others; two new visual essays by Chaplin archivist Cecilia Cenciarelli and Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance; on-set, color production footage shot by Chaplin's half-brother, Sydney; deleted scene from Chaplin's 1919 film Sunnyside; theatrical trailer; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Wood and a 1940 article by Chaplin on the film.
Participant or Performer Note: Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Paulette Goddard, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Grace Hayle, Carter DeHaven.
Summary, etc.: Chaplin's first film with dialogue in which he is a modest unassuming proprietor of a small barber shop in the Jewish ghetto Tomania who is mistaken for the country's maniacal dictator, Adenoid Hynkel.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVDs, mono.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Subject: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 > Humor > Drama.
Dictators > Drama.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Comedy films.
Feature films.

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