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Chaplin’s The Great Dictator – Author Presentation at the Alex

Charlie Chaplin’s brilliant and courageous challenge to tyranny, The Great Dictator (1940), remains sharply relevant today. I will be introducing this classic film at the beautiful… 241 more words

Then And Now

Text of Charlie Chaplin’s Freedom speech from The Great Dictator

I’m sorry but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible; Jew, Gentile, black men, white. 597 more words

Social Justice

The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by Charlie Chaplin


The Great Dictator is a political satire about Nazism. Charlie Chaplin wrote the music and the script; produced and directed the film; and starred as both the primary protagonist, a Jewish barber, and the primary antagonist, Adenoid Hynkel (Adolf Hitler). 53 more words


Discourse 2: The Barber’s Speech


This essay is a translation from Dutch into English of a paper I wrote during my bachelor’s degree. It does not contain many novel insights, but does succeed in being informative so I decided to publish it after being encouraged by a friend. 5,577 more words


TTYA - The Great Dictator (1940)

Charlie Chaplin is the best, man.


Some people cry when they hear the national anthem play during the commemoration of the soldiers of their nation. 538 more words

Film Review

25 Dec : Salute to the most powerful silent man

Charlie Caplin died today in 1977. He was 88.

Without uttering a single word, Charles Spencer Chaplin popularly known as Charlie Chaplin, made the world adore him. 100 more words


On alienation.

What is freedom in the context of modern life? Is it the ability to switch jobs at will? To sell your house and move to a new area at the drop of a hat, consequences and implications be damned? 1,020 more words