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    Charlie Chaplin, a well-known comic actor with his featured mustache, wrote, scored, directed and produced his first sound movie, The Great Dictator, in 1940. The Great Dictator marked the transition of Chaplin’s career from silent movies to a period of the sound movies. In his early work, for instance, The Tramp, he used to be a mime actor as he was so talented that his action and facial expression could perfectly present the whole story. Chaplin believed that the expression of an actor made dialogues useless. The Great Dictator contained the typical characteristics of Chaplin’s work: political satire and exaggerated performance. What differed The Great Dictator from other films of Chaplin was that he chose to have dialogues within this…

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    The theme of this speech from the movie “The Great Dictator”, is that we can achieve peace, equality, and happiness if we put aside our differences and not think of each other as “black” or “white”, or as “Christian” or “Muslim”, but as fellow human beings. Charlie Chaplin’s tone changes throughout the poem. He starts out with a calm and peaceful tone. But, as the speech goes on, and as his words become more and more inspiring, his tone becomes stronger and more direct. He uses metaphors and…

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    speech was delivers on the stage by one of the greatest pioneers of the film industry Mr. Charlie Chaplin. “The Great Dictator’s Speech” was a mythical moment in the history of film for two reasons. The first being, this was the moment the most beloved and famous tramp of all, became a dictator. The second was, the words spoken by this tyrant were to become timeless words of hope and enlightenment. It is the Intention of this paper to identify and discuss the archetype, the power of words.…

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    Charlie Chaplin The Speech Charlie Chaplin directed, produced, and starred in the film “The Great Dictator” in 1940. The film was considered by most a propaganda film that showed through comic satire that those that were against us as a country were incapable, untrustworthy cowards. The idea was to create something that would lead the audience to those same conclusions. The speech included in the film became an iconic proclamation of our own issues in the United States at the time. In the film,…

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    political implications from The Great Dictator and Some Like it Hot and really pushed the limits. Movies today go past the boundaries and push past social limitations of what they can and cannot show on the big screen. Many conditions in society help to the extended limits of films today.…

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    for the horrific actions of Hitler toward the Jewish community. The film was created, not to obtain a high rating in film history, or to compete with other film makers, but to stand up and speak without fear to the cruel and inhumane actions that was going on at that time. The world was suffering changes and with this society and eventually film makers. People want to see Charlie Chaplin a good guy with his little mustache imitating and mocking the bad dictator with the same shape of mustache.…

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    The Great Dictator made in 1940, written, produced, and directed, by Charlie Chaplin: was at the time a controversial film because it exposed Nazism and anti-Semitism with humor. Chaplin began his first full-dialogue film after a decade that the rest of the film industry had accepted talking pictures. Chaplin’s film “The Great Dictator”, was ahead of its time because no one could interpret the horrors happening in Germany throughout WWII. In the film, the main subject being Adolf Hitler and the…

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    Sir Charlie Chaplin was a great actor and film producer during his time, and one of the all time greatest. Hannah and Charles Chaplin got married and had two kids. One was named Charlie and one named Sydney, Sydney was older than Charlie. [1]Charlie Chaplin was born in London, England, April 16th, 1889. He lived his life like a normal kid, but one day when he was ten tragedy struck. Charlie’s father straight up ditched them and provided no more support for the Chaplin family anymore. One day…

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    Charlie Chaplin is most well-known for his character The Tramp, as well as writing, directing, and starring in his own films. Just as Hollywood was moving into “talkies” or films with sound, Chaplin was still going against the grain. He remained one of the last silent film stars until the release of the political satire comedy-drama The Great Dictator in 1940. Besides his singing part in Modern Times, this was the first time audiences heard Chaplin’s true voice. The Great Dictator tells the…

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    This was Chaplin’s first talking film. Chaplin poked fun at Hitler, and at the time this was considered to be sensitive to many viewers. Unlike most of his films, this one was an all sound picture, however there were still many acts of physical comedy. Some critics only prefer Chaplin’s physical comedy, however in my opinion every form of comedy from Chaplin is amazing. The beginning of this film shows Chaplin as a barber who is not familiar with the new rules of dictator Hynkel as seen when…

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