The Great Dictator
- 125 min
- Directed by: Charlie Chaplin, Wheeler Dryden
- Written by: Charlie Chaplin
- Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie
Wonderful late Chaplin classic. Chaplin plays two roles – a meek Jewish barber with amnesia and a Hitler-style mad dictator. Very funny indeed; this is the birthplace of sight and sound gags that Les Dawson got away with using for years. Unusually for Chaplin it's also strangely moving and prophetic.
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