The Great Dictator (1940) – Review by Dilys Powell

2019-12-09T00:40:19+00:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , |

After nearly thirty years, then, of playing one character in one set of clothes, Chaplin takes on a double role. The subject of the film is thus new to him, or shall we say it is a new and advanced branch of his old subject, the dictatorship of the powerful and cruel over the humble and the dispossessed?