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The Great dictator
The Great dictator
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Chatsworth, CA : CBS Fox Video : Image Entertainment, 1993.

Physical Description:
1 videodisc (125 min.) : silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Stars Charlie Chaplin in two totally opposite roles: a Jewish barber facing the constant threat of storm troopers and religious persecution; the other, the dictator, Adenoid Hynkel.
General Note:
Videodisc of the 1940 motion picture.

Created from digitally mastered original film element in Charles Chaplin's personal archives.

Bonus material: A 7 min. sequence shot in 1918 for Sunnyside that inspired the famous barber scene in The great dictator. A 1933 For Movietone Newsreel about Adolf Hitler. Original storynotes, drafts of scripts and production records documenting Chaplin's work on Sequence "X" - the final speech.

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