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The Resource The great dictator, United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin, (dvd)

The great dictator, United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin, (dvd)

Label
The great dictator
Title
The great dictator
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfrespa
  • engfrespaporchitha
  • eng
Summary
Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator at which point he makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers
Member of
Cataloging source
JTA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Karl Strauss, Roland Totheroh; film editor, William Nico; musical direction, Meredith Willson
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • In English, French, and Spanish; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, Korean
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Henry Daniell, Reginald Gardiner, Billy Gilbert
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1977
  • 1911-1990
  • 1903-1978
  • 1903-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Goddard, Paulette
  • Oakie, Jack
  • Gardiner, Reginald
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
Chaplin collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dictators
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Mussolini, Benito
  • Fascism
  • National socialism
  • Jews
  • Antisemitism
  • Germany
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
The great dictator, United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin, (dvd)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Additional material includes The tramp and the dictator, a documentary by Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft (55 min.), the production filmed in color by Sydney Chaplin (25 min.), a seven-minute sequence shot in 1918 for Sunnyside that inspired the famous barber scene in The Great Dictator (7 min.), scene from Monsieur Verdoux (3 min.), scenes from films in the Chaplin collection (23 min.), poster gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
52563642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9780790771670
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, b&w
Publisher number
37944
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dual-layer format; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great dictator, United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin, (dvd)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Additional material includes The tramp and the dictator, a documentary by Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft (55 min.), the production filmed in color by Sydney Chaplin (25 min.), a seven-minute sequence shot in 1918 for Sunnyside that inspired the famous barber scene in The Great Dictator (7 min.), scene from Monsieur Verdoux (3 min.), scenes from films in the Chaplin collection (23 min.), poster gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
52563642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9780790771670
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, b&w
Publisher number
37944
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dual-layer format; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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