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The Resource The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)

The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)

Label
The great dictator
Title
The great dictator
Statement of responsibility
Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great dictator (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Directors of photography, Karl Struss, Roland Totheroh ; editor, Willard Nico ; music, Charles Chaplin, Meredith Willson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G74 2011
PerformerNote
Charlie Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Paulette Goddard, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Grace Hayle
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1977
  • 1903-1978
  • 1911-1990
  • 1886-1981
  • 1890-1967
  • 1902-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Oakie, Jack
  • Goddard, Paulette
  • Struss, Karl
  • Totheroh, Roland H.
  • Nico, Willard
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Charles Chaplin Film Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
125
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
565
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Mussolini, Benito
  • Lookalikes
  • Dictators
  • Fascism
  • National socialism
  • Jews
  • Antisemitism
  • Germany
Technique
live action
Label
The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Accompanying material
1 book
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604654226
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515080613
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2010BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1886330
  • (OCoLC)725925684
  • (OCoLC)ocn725925684
  • 1886330
System details
  • Blu-ray, 1.33:1 aspect ratio; mono.; region A
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Accompanying material
1 book
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604654226
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515080613
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2010BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1886330
  • (OCoLC)725925684
  • (OCoLC)ocn725925684
  • 1886330
System details
  • Blu-ray, 1.33:1 aspect ratio; mono.; region A
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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