The great dictator
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Format
DVD
Edition
Special ed.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet (28 pages : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Language
English
ISBN
9781604654233, 1604654236
UPC
715515080712

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940.
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, Karl Struss, Roland Totheroh ; film editor, Willard Nico ; musical direction, Meredith Willson ; original music, Charles Chaplin, Meredith Willson ; art director, J. Russell Spencer ; sound, Percy Townsend, Glenn Rominger.
Participants/Performers
Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Grace Hayle, Carter De Haven, Maurice Moscovich, Emma Dunn, Bernard Gorcey, Paul Weigel, Chester Conklin, Esther Michelson, Hank Mann, Florence Wright, Eddie Gribbon, Robert O'Davis, Eddie Dunn, Nita Pike, Peter Lynn.
Description
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.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards
Named to the National Film Registry in 1997 by the Library of Congress ; Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Charles Chaplin), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jack Oakie), Best Music, Original Score (Meredith Willson), Best Picture, Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Charles Chaplin), 1940 Academy Awards (U.S.A.).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Chaplin, C., Struss, K., Totheroh, R. H., Nico, W., Willson, M., Spencer, J. R., Townsend, P. J., Rominger, G., Goddard, P., Oakie, J., Gardiner, R., Daniell, H., Gilbert, B., Hayle, G., De Haven, C., Moscovich, M., Dunn, E., Gorcey, B., Weigel, P., Conklin, C., Michelson, E., Mann, H., Wright, F., Gribbon, E., Dunn, E., Pike, N., & Lynn, G. (2011). The great dictator. Special ed. [Irvington, NY]: The Criterion Collection : Janus Films : Distributed by MK2.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Charlie Chaplin et al.. 2011. The Great Dictator. [Irvington, NY]: The Criterion Collection : Janus Films : Distributed by MK2.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Charlie Chaplin et al., The Great Dictator. [Irvington, NY]: The Criterion Collection : Janus Films : Distributed by MK2, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Chaplin, Charlie, et al. The Great Dictator. Special ed. [Irvington, NY]: The Criterion Collection : Janus Films : Distributed by MK2, 2011. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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