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Great Dictator, The (1940)

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The Great Dictator
The Great Dictator
Directed By Charlie Chaplin
Written By Charlie Chaplin
Cast Charlie Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Paulette Goddard
Produced By Charlie Chaplin
Film Editing By Willard Nico, Harold Rice
Cinematography By Karl Struss, Roland Totheroh
Music By Charlie Chaplin, Meredith Willson

Charles Chaplin Film Corporation


United States



Release Date

October 15, 1940 (New York), March 7, 1941


124 Minutes

Distributed By

United Artists



  • Charlie Chaplin as Adenoid Hynkel and Jewish Barber
  • Paulette Goddard as Hannah
  • Jack Oakie as Benzino Napaloni
  • Reginald Gardiner as Commander Schultz
  • Henry Daniell as Garbitsch
  • Billy Gilbert as Herring
  • Grace Hayle as Madame Napaloni
  • Carter De Haven as Bacterian Ambassador
  • Maurice Moscovich as Mr. Jaeckel
  • Emma Dunn as Mrs. Jaeckel
  • Bernard Gorcey as Mr. Mann
  • Paul Weigel as Mr. Agar



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