The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator (1940)

Once again - the whole world laughs!

  • Genre: Comedy, War
  • Release Date: 1940-10-15
  • User Rating: 8.4/10 from 2603 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