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Charles Chaplin is one of history's greatest cinema actors, writers and directors. For over fifty years Charlie Chaplin charmed audiences and critics with his timeless wit and candid take on the state of humanity in masterpieces such as The Great Dictator, Modern Times, The Gold Rush and more. Chaplin and his contribution to cinema have passed the test of time, he remains an adored icon even in the 21st century. Transmission Films and Paramount Home Entertainment are proud to present the definitive, fully-restored Chaplin collection.

The Great Dictator, Chaplin's satire on Nazi Germany and his first "talkie", sees Chaplin play double roles as dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a poor Jewish barber. Twenty years after being injured in war, the barber recovers from amnesia to discover that Hynkel is persecuting the Jews. After returning to his former barber shop and falling in love with the beautiful Hannah, he is one day is mistaken for the great dictator.

Chaplin's most commercially successful picture, The Great Dictator was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. In 1997 it was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".

Charles Chaplin
Paulette Goddard
Jack Oakie
Reginald Gardiner
Director: Charles Chaplin
Writer: Charles Chaplin
Producer: Charles Chaplin