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The Resource The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written & directed by Charles Chaplin, (DVD)

The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written & directed by Charles Chaplin, (DVD)

Label
The great dictator
Title
The great dictator
Statement of responsibility
Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written & directed by Charles Chaplin
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Musical director
Sound designer
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
Awards note
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.).
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
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
Runtime
125
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
565
Technique
live action
Label
The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written & directed by Charles Chaplin, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Disc 1. Optional audio feature commentary with author Dan Kamin and historian Hooman Mehran ; Disc 2. The tramp and the dictator (Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft's documentary paralleling the lives of Chaplin and Hitler) -- Chaplin's Napoleon (visual essay by Cecilia Cenciarelli) -- The clown turns prophet (visual essay by Jeffrey Vance) -- Sydney Chaplin's footage (making-of featurette by Sydney Chaplin) -- King, Queen, Joker (short film directed and played by Sydney Chaplin) -- Charlie the barber (deleted scene) ; Booklet: Essay, The joker and the madman, by Michael Wood -- Essay, Mr. Chaplin answers his critics, by Charles Chaplin -- Essay, What is known as really speaking, by Jean Narboni
Control code
ocn722474610
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604654233
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515080712
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2011D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)722474610
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written & directed by Charles Chaplin, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Disc 1. Optional audio feature commentary with author Dan Kamin and historian Hooman Mehran ; Disc 2. The tramp and the dictator (Kevin Brownlow and Michael Kloft's documentary paralleling the lives of Chaplin and Hitler) -- Chaplin's Napoleon (visual essay by Cecilia Cenciarelli) -- The clown turns prophet (visual essay by Jeffrey Vance) -- Sydney Chaplin's footage (making-of featurette by Sydney Chaplin) -- King, Queen, Joker (short film directed and played by Sydney Chaplin) -- Charlie the barber (deleted scene) ; Booklet: Essay, The joker and the madman, by Michael Wood -- Essay, Mr. Chaplin answers his critics, by Charles Chaplin -- Essay, What is known as really speaking, by Jean Narboni
Control code
ocn722474610
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604654233
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515080712
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2011D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)722474610
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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