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

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

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
Runtime
120
Series statement
Chaplin collection
Technique
live action
Label
The great dictator, United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
855144
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9780790771670
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
37944
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 855144
  • (Sirsi) 855144
  • (OCoLC)52563642
System details
DVD; dual-layer format; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great dictator, United Artists ; written, produced & directed by Charles Chaplin
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
855144
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9780790771670
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
37944
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 855144
  • (Sirsi) 855144
  • (OCoLC)52563642
System details
DVD; dual-layer format; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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