The Great Dictator


Dir. Charles Chaplin (1940).
Chaplin goes one-on-one with his most sinister impersonator in this only intermittently effective political burlesque. Intentions count for something however—released after the Hitler-Stalin Pact, it’s still among the classics of Popular Front anti-fascism.

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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 6, 2011

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