Published On: Fri, Dec 16th, 2011

Oo Teri :) The Great Dictator Banned Movie by Hitler : Hilarious Comedy Movie by Sir Charlie Chaplin

wiki)Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 — 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor and film director of the silent film era.[2] He became one of the best-known film stars in the world before the end of the First World War. Chaplin used mime, slapstick and other visual comedy routines, and continued well into the era of the talkies, though his films decreased in frequency from the end of the 1920s…

The Movie ” The Great Dictator” is one of the most Hilarious Comedy by Charlie Chaplin :In Chaplin’s satire on Nazi Germany, dictator Adenoid Hynkel has a double… a poor Jewish barber… who one day is mistaken for Hynkel. (Imdb)

Interesting Facts About The Great Dictator :

  • Charlie Chaplin lost a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest, but is still mistaken for Hitler. He looks more like Hitler than himself.
  • Charles Chaplin got the idea when a friend, Alexander Korda, noted that his screen persona and Adolf Hitler looked somewhat similar. Chaplin later learned they were both born within a week of each other, were roughly the same height and weight and both struggled in poverty until they reached great success in their respective fields. When Chaplin learned of Hitler’s policies of racial oppression and nationalist aggression, he used their similarities as an inspiration to attack Hitler on film.
  • Charles Chaplin said that had he known the true extent of Nazi atrocities, he “could not have made fun of their homicidal insanity”.
  • Production on the film started in 1937, when not nearly as many people believed Nazism was a menace as was the case when it was released in 1940. However, this film was ultimately upstaged as the first anti-Nazi film satire by The Three Stooges production, You Nazty Spy! which was released nine months earlier.
  • When this film was released, Adolf Hitler banned it in Germany and in all countries occupied by the Nazis. Curiosity eventually got the best of him and he had a print brought in through Portugal. He screened it not once but twice. Unfortunately, history did not record his reaction to the film. When told of this, Charles Chaplin said, “I’d give anything to know what he thought of it.”
  • Although this movie was banned in all occupied countries by the Nazis, it was screened once to a German audience. In the occupied Balkans, members of a resistance group switched the reels in a military cinema and replaced a comedic opera with a copy of this film, which they had smuggled in from Greece. So a group of German soldiers enjoyed a screening of this film until they realized what it was. Some left the cinema and some were reported to have fired shots at the screen.
  • This was the last movie in which Charles Chaplin used the “Tramp” outfit – the bowler hat and the walking cane – but although he appears to be playing The Tramp once again, that character had actually been retired in his previous film, Modern Times. Chaplin was said not to consider this movie a “Tramp” film.
  • Released 13 years after the end of the silent era, this was Charles Chaplin’s first all-talking, all-sound film.
  • According to documentaries on the making of the film, Charles Chaplin began to feel more uncomfortable lampooning Adolf Hitler the more he heard of Hitler’s actions in Europe. Ultimately, the invasion of France inspired Chaplin to change the ending of his film to include his famous speech. ( Imdb)
Watch The Full Movie ” The Great Dictator ” Online Down. This is a playlist and will automatically play one after another ( Full movie in 8 parts)
The Great Dictator Famous Speech by Sir Charlie Chaplin in the End of the Movie.

Storyline

Twenty years after the end of WWI in which the nation of Tomainia was on the losing side, Adenoid Hynkel has risen to power as the ruthless dictator of the country. He believes in a pure Aryan state, and the decimation of the Jews. This situation is unknown to a simple Jewish-Tomainian barber who has since been hospitalized the result of a WWI battle. Upon his release, the barber, who had been suffering from memory loss about the war, is shown the new persecuted life of the Jews by many living in the Jewish ghetto, including a washerwoman named Hannah, with whom he begins a relationship. The barber is ultimately spared such persecution by Commander Schultz, who he saved in that WWI battle. The lives of all Jews in Tomainia are eventually spared with a policy shift by Hynkel himself, who is doing so for ulterior motives. But those motives include a want for world domination, starting with the invasion of neighboring Osterlich (Imdb)

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