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The Greatest Speech Ever Made?

In 1940, famous silent film comedian Charlie Chaplin made a film called the Great Dictator. Released at the onset of World War II, the movie was a lampoon of Hitler and Nazism. 1,456 more words

In need of humanity

“Dictators free themselves but they enslave the people! Now let us fight to fulfil that promise! Let us fight to free the world – to do away with national barriers – to do away with greed, with hate and intolerance.

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Chaplin's War Trilogy

Chaplin’s War Trilogy
An Evolving Lens in Three Dark Comedies, 1918-1947
by Wes D. Gehring

 “A Pablo Picasso painting might seem an unusual catalyst for a book on Charlie Chaplin.”

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Charlie Chaplin – Let Us All Unite!

The above video was created by YouTube user Melody Sheep, an auto tune remix artist:

mp3: http://melodysheep.bandcamp.com/album… Charlie Chaplin’s 1940 anti-fascist speech from The Great Dictator, as a song. 653 more words


Power of courage

Wrote this yesterday in response to a blogging fundamentals task. This is what I wish my ideal reader would see. I started to brainstorm the kind of person I hope will read my blog. 420 more words


Charlie Chaplin: The Great Dictator's final speech

The Great Dictator
Written, Produced, & Directed by Charlie Chaplin


The Great Dictator: Charlie Chaplin's Profound Call to Sanity

One of the biggest blind-spots I have when it comes to American cinema is certainly Silent Films. I really hadn’t seen any Silent Films before the beginning of this year, when I started to check some of them out as part of my quest to see 366 movies I’ve never seen before in this year, mainly because they tend to be pretty quick. 2,128 more words

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