Monday, January 9, 2012

Classic Scenes of Cinema: The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator was Charlie Chaplin's first sound picture.  With one deft stroke of genius he proved that silent or talking he was, and still is, one of the greatest actors in cinema history.  Chaplin wrote and directed this satire on Hitler and Nazi Germany and the entire film builds quietly and with his usual humor to this profoundly serious and moving speach.  It is truly one of the classic scenes of cinema...

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