The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator (1940)

Once again - the whole world laughs!

  • Genre: Comedy, War
  • Release Date: 1940-10-15
  • User Rating: 8.3/10 from 2880 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 5min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Roy Export Company Establishment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

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    Visual Effects Jack Cosgrove Visual Effects
    Art Edward G. Boyle Set Decoration
    Camera Karl Struss Director of Photography
    Directing Charlie Chaplin Director
    Production Charlie Chaplin Producer
    Sound Charlie Chaplin Original Music Composer
    Writing Charlie Chaplin Writer
    Production Carter DeHaven Associate Producer
    Camera Roland Totheroh Director of Photography
    Editing Willard Nico Editor
    Art J. Russell Spencer Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Ed Voight Makeup Artist
    Sound Glenn Rominger Sound Designer
    Sound Percy Townsend Sound Designer
    Sound Carmen Dragon Orchestrator
    Sound Max Terr Orchestrator
    Sound Meredith Willson Original Music Composer
    Crew Wheeler Dryden Second Unit
    Directing Wheeler Dryden Assistant Director
    Crew Buster Wiles Stunts
    Costume & Make-Up Ted Tetrick Costume Supervisor
    Crew Ralph Hammeras Special Effects