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The great dictator United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin.

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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.
    Series
    The Chaplin collection
    Chaplin collection.
    Format
    Video
    Published
    Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video/MK2 Editions, c2003
    Locale
    Germany
    Edition
    Standard version
    Contents
    disc 1. The film (120 min.)
    disc 2. Special features (113 min.).
    Other Authors/Editors
    Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
    Goddard, Paulette, 1911-1990.
    Oakie, Jack, 1903-1978.
    Gardiner, Reginald, 1903-1980.
    United Artists Corporation.
    Warner Home Video (Firm)
    Notes
    Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
    Additional material includes The tramp and the dictator, a documentary by Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft (55 min.), the production filmed in color by Sydney Chaplin (25 min.), a seven-minute sequence shot in 1918 for Sunnyside that inspired the famous barber scene in The Great Dictator (7 min.), scene from Monsieur Verdoux (3 min.), scenes from films in the Chaplin collection (23 min.), poster gallery.
    disc 1. The film (120 min.) -- disc 2. Special features (113 min.).
    Directors of photography, Karl Strauss, Roland Totheroh; film editor, William Nico; musical direction, Meredith Willson.
    Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Henry Daniell, Reginald Gardiner, Billy Gilbert.
    MPAA rating: G.
    DVD; dual-layer format; Dolby digital.
    In English, French, and Spanish; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, Korean.
    Closed-captioned.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    0790771675
    9780790771670
    Physical Description
    2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

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