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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator(1941)

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Brief Synopsis

A Jewish barber takes the place of a war-hungry dictator.

Cast & Crew

Charles Chaplin [Adenoid] Hynkel, Dictator of Tomania/A Jewish barber
Jack Oakie [Benzini] Napaloni, Dictator of Bacteria
Grace Hayle Madame Napaloni
Carter DeHaven [Sr.] Bacterian Ambassador
Maurice Moscovich Mr. Jaeckel
Emma Dunn Mrs. Jaeckel
Bernard Gorcey Mr. Mann
Paul Weigel Mr. Agar
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 15 Oct 1940
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  none available
1987
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Charles Chaplin Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  127 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • Inside The Box

    H.A.C. 2018-03-03

    A talent & an intelligence is the director & star of this movie. Directing the world's hatred against select enemies of the classic party of... MORE>

  • the goat with the little hat and moustache

    a.morris 2018-02-26

    picture political satire in movies as mount Everest.. and this was the first story to go all the way to the top. MORE>

  • Chaplin

    Ellen 2016-03-22

    Great movie great message. Charlie Chaplin was brilliant in this movie and the message one of hope. Whatever his politics this movie has moved me. Thank... MORE>