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

Edition:
Special ed.
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2011]
Series:
Criterion collection; 565.
Criterion collection ; 565
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet
Subjects:
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Drama.
Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945 -- Drama.
Dictators -- Drama.
Dictators -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
Fascism -- Drama.
National socialism -- Drama.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany -- Drama.
Antisemitism -- Germany -- Drama.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby digital, mono.
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.
Participant:
Charlie Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Paulette Goddard, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Grace Hayle.
Notes:
1.33:1 aspect ratio.
DVD release date: May. 24, 2011.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940.
Special features include high-definition restoration, audio commentary, re-release trailer, documentary: The tramp and the dictator (2001), visual essays, color production footage, Barbershop sequence from Sydney Chaplin's 1921 film King, Queen, Joker, deleted scenes
Contributor:
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 , Director, Screenwriter, Actor
Oakie, Jack, 1903-1978. , Actor
Goddard, Paulette, 1911-1990 , Actor
Charles Chaplin Film Corporation. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604654233
1604654236
OCLC:
722474610
Publisher Number:
715515080712
CC2011D The Criterion Collection
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