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The Great Dictator (2011, original release: 1940)


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Published: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2011]
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  Special edition
Description:  2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet
ISBN/ISSN: 9781604654233, 1604654236, 6314180031 :,
Language:  English

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

Charlie Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Paulette Goddard, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Grace Hayle

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

DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby digital, mono

Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing

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Additional Credits:
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977, director, author of screenplay, actor
Oakie, Jack, 1903-1978, actor
Goddard, Paulette, 1911-1990, actor
Charles Chaplin Film Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)

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