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    The Great Dictator (United Artists, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Charlie Chaplin plays two roles: Adenoid Hynkel, the dictator of Tomania, and a Jewish barber who so greatly resembles Hynkel that he is mistakenly given the opportunity to give a radio address posing as the leader. This film, obviously a satire on Hitler, was banned in the Nazi-controlled countries, but Hitler did get a copy and screened it twice. As Hannah, this is Paulette Goddard's second and final starring role in one of her husband's films. This one sheet has a crossfold separation with a small loss, minor edge wear, and a fold separation in the top right. This is a wonderful image from one of the most important films made during WWII. Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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