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

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

Label
The great dictator
Title
The great dictator
Statement of responsibility
Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written & directed by Charles Chaplin
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Musical director
Screenwriter
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.).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great dictator (Motion picture)
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
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1995.9.C557.2
LC item number
  • .G74 2011
  • .G743 2011
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1977
  • 1886-1981
  • 1890-1967
  • 1902-1984
  • 1911-1990
  • 1903-1978
  • 1903-1980
  • 1894-1963
  • 1893-1971
  • 1888-1963
  • 1886-1977
  • 1871-1940
  • 1875-1966
  • 1886-1955
  • 1867-1951
  • 1888-1971
  • 1898-1965
  • 1887-1971
  • 1896-1951
  • 1913-1954
  • 1906-1964
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Struss, Karl
  • Totheroh, Roland H.
  • Nico, Willard
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Spencer, J. Russell
  • Townsend, Percy J.
  • Rominger, Glenn
  • Goddard, Paulette
  • Oakie, Jack
  • Gardiner, Reginald
  • Daniell, Henry
  • Gilbert, Billy
  • Hayle, Grace
  • De Haven, Carter
  • Moscovich, Maurice
  • Dunn, Emma
  • Gorcey, Bernard
  • Weigel, Paul
  • Conklin, Chester
  • Michelson, Esther
  • Mann, Hank
  • Wright, Florence
  • Gribbon, Edward
  • Dunn, Eddie
  • Pike, Nita
  • Lynn, George
  • Charles Chaplin Film Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • MK2 Productions
Runtime
125
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
565
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Mussolini, Benito
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Mussolini, Benito
  • Dictators
  • Dictators
  • Fascism
  • Fascism
  • National socialism
  • National socialism
  • Jews
  • Antisemitism
  • Antisemitism
  • Dictators
  • Fascism
  • Jews
  • National socialism
  • Germany
  • Germany
Technique
live action
Label
The great dictator, Charles Chaplin Film Corporation ; written & directed by Charles Chaplin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
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
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- disc 2. the supplements
Control code
814000
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604654233
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515080712
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2011D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o722474610
  • (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
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
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
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- disc 2. the supplements
Control code
814000
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604654233
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515080712
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2011D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o722474610
  • (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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