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Remembering the ways in which we can achieve change

Earlier this week I had the great pleasure to go and meet with a number of great academics and discuss my project. I’ve been very fortunate to make some wonderful connections so far in my research and hopefully this meeting represents a further extension to this networking. 778 more words


Charlie Chaplin's THE GREAT DICTATOR - Two little Hitlers

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

The Great Dictator, Chaplin’s first “all-talking” movie, is not a perfect film – there are dead spots here and there, and it wavers nervously between political farce and humanistic melodrama. 989 more words



Charlie Chaplin is probably one of the most iconic and famous figures from cinema. Chaplin was just not well known in front of the camera as an actor but also became just as well known behind them as a director, writer, producer and eventually as a composer of scores for his motion pictures. 989 more words


The Greatest Speech Ever Made


One of the greatest speeches in recorded history was given by the first televised comedian of the silent movie era; Charlie Chaplin, in the 1940 American satirical comedy-drama film “The Great Dictator.”   Chaplin starred, wrote, produced, scored, and directed this unforgettable movie following the tradition of his many other films.  56 more words