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Title The great dictator [videorecording] / written and directed by Charlie Chaplin ; United Artists.

Imprint [S.l.] : MK2 Éditions ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]


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Description 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Chaplin collection
Chaplin collection (Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.))
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
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 Wilson.
Cast Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Billy Gilbert, Maurice Moscovich.
Summary 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.
System Details DVD, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, English intertitles, optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean ; closed-captioned.
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Drama.
Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945 -- Drama.
Fascism -- Drama.
National socialism -- Drama.
Antisemitism -- Germany -- Drama.
Fascismo -- Teatro.
Nacionalsocialismo -- Teatro.
Antisemitismo -- Alemania -- Teatro.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977
Goddard, Paulette, 1911-1990
Oakie, Jack, 1903-1978
Gardiner, Reginald, 1903-1980
Gilbert, Billy, 1893-1971.
Moscovich, Maurice. 1871-1940
Struss, Karl, 1886-1981.
Totheroh, Roland H., 1890-1967
Nico, William.
Wilson, Meredith, 1970-
Brownlow, Kevin
Kloft, Michael, 1961-
United Artists Corporation
MK2 Productions
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 079078064X
Standard No. 085393765026
Music No. 37944 Warner Home Video

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