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THE GREAT DICTATOR

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THE GREAT DICTATOR

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 125m 6s

Release date 28/08/2015

BBFCInsight mild violence

Genre(s) Comedy

Director(s) Charles Chaplin

Cast includes Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Grace Hayle, Carter De Haven, Paulette Goddard, Maurice Moscovitch, Emma Dunn, Bernard Gorcey, Paul Weigel, Chester Conklin, Esther Michelson, Hank Mann, Florence Wright, Eddie Gribbon, Robert O. Davis, Sig Arno, William Arnold

Summary THE GREAT DICTATOR is a 1940 Charlie Chaplin film about a Jewish barber who bears a striking resemblance to a ruthless dictator.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 18/08/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE GREAT DICTATOR is a 1940 Charlie Chaplin film about a Jewish barber who bears a striking resemblance to a ruthless dictator.

Violence

There are scenes of trench warfare, with gunfire and bombing, beating and shooting, and the slapping of a woman by soldiers. There is also a scene in which a man is briefly hanged from a lamp post

Details

Title
THE GREAT DICTATOR
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
12/08/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
125m 6s
Approved footage
11259+0
BBFC reference
CFF012787
Registration number
CFJ36784
Remarks
Silent

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