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Title:
The great dictator
Author:
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977, director, screenwriter, composer (expression), actor.
Uniform Title:
Great dictator (Motion picture)
Edition:
Blu-ray edition.
Publication Information:
[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book.
Summary:
In Chaplin's first talkie, he plays the duel role of dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber who is a dead-ringer look-alike for der Nutsie...and who thwarts his plans for world domination.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.

Bonus features: audio commentary by Charlie Chaplin historians Dan Kamin and Hooman Mehran; "The Tramp and the Dictator, " Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft's documentary paralleling the lives of Chaplin and Hitler, including interviews with author Ray Bradbury, director Sidney Lumet, screenwriter Budd Schulberg, and others; two new visual essays, one by Chaplin archivist Cecilia Cenciarelli and one by Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance; color production footage shot by Chaplin's half-brother Sydney; barbershop sequence from Sydney Chaplin's 1921 film King, Queen, Joker; deleted barbershop sequence from Chaplin's 1919 film Sunnyside; rerelease trailer; plus: a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Wood, Chaplin's 1940 New York Times defense of his movie, a reprint from critic Jean Narboni on the film's final speech, and Al Hirschfeld's original press book illustrations.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781604654226
UPC:
715515080613
Format :
Blu-Ray

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