The Great Dictator


The Great Dictator

Overview:

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Votes 728 (8.1/10)

Runtime: 125 minutes

Release Date 1940-10-15

Budget: $2,000,000.00

Revenue: $11,000,000.00

Tagline: Once again - the whole world laughs!

Production company:

  • United Artists
  • Roy Export Company Establishment

Production country:

  • United States of America

Genres:

  • Comedy

Trailer

Further Information

Hynkel - Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Benzini Napaloni
Jack Oakie
Jack Oakie
Commander Schultz
Reginald Gardiner
Reginald Gardiner
Garbitsch
Henry Daniell
Henry Daniell
Field Marshal Herring
Billy Gilbert
Billy Gilbert
Mr. Agar
Paul Weigel
Paul Weigel
Hannah
Paulette Goddard
Paulette Goddard
Madame Napaloni
Grace Hayle
Grace Hayle
Mr. Jaeckel
Maurice Moscovitch
Maurice Moscovitch
Mrs. Jaeckel
Emma Dunn
Emma Dunn
Mr. Mann
Bernard Gorcey
Bernard Gorcey
Spook
Carter DeHaven
Carter DeHaven
Tomanian Storm Trooper
Eddie Gribbon
Eddie Gribbon
Tomanian Commandant at Osterlich / Robert O. Davis
Rudolph Anders
Rudolph Anders
Secretary
Nita Pike
Nita Pike
Commander of Storm Troopers
George Lynn
George Lynn
Barber's Customer
Chester Conklin
Chester Conklin
Jewish Woman
Esther Michelson
Esther Michelson
Storm Trooper Stealing Fruit
Hank Mann
Hank Mann
Blonde Secretary
Florence Wright
Florence Wright
Whitewashed Storm Trooper
Eddie Dunn
Eddie Dunn
Heinrich Schtick - Translator (voice)
Wheeler Dryden
Wheeler Dryden
Soldier (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich
Fred Aldrich
Tomainian Prison Guard in 1918 (uncredited)
Richard Alexander
Richard Alexander
Compact Parachute Inventor (uncredited)
Sig Arno
Sig Arno
Tomanian Officer (uncredited)
William Arnold
William Arnold
Ghetto Extra (uncredited)
Joe Bordeaux
Joe Bordeaux
Reporter from International Press (uncredited)
Don Brodie
Don Brodie
Sculptor (uncredited)
Gino Corrado
Gino Corrado
Hospital Superintendent (uncredited)
John Davidson
John Davidson
Jewish Man (uncredited)
Max Davidson
Max Davidson
Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
Lew Davis
Lew Davis
Friendly Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty
Pat Flaherty
Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Bud Geary
Bud Geary
Officer (uncredited)
Sam Harris
Sam Harris
Policeman (uncredited)
Eddie Hart
Eddie Hart
Big Bertha Gunnery Officer (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson
Leyland Hodgson
Man Seated on Bed (uncredited)
William Irving
William Irving
Banquet Butler (uncredited)
Charles Irwin
Charles Irwin
Blonde Secretary (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold
Ethelreda Leopold
Bald Barbershop Customer (uncredited)
Torben Meyer
Torben Meyer
Hynkel's Staff Officer (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
Bert Moorhouse
Jewish Woman (uncredited)
Nellie V. Nichols
Nellie V. Nichols
Dance Extra at Ball (uncredited)
Manuel París
Manuel París
Jewish Man (uncredited)
Jack Perrin
Jack Perrin
Storm Trooper Officer (uncredited)
Lucien Prival
Lucien Prival
Officer Extra (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Cyril Ring
Soldier (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore
Henry Roquemore
Soldier in 1918 Tomainia (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford
Tiny Sandford
Soldier (uncredited)
Hans Schumm
Hans Schumm
Jewish Fruit Stand Proprietor (uncredited)
Harry Semels
Harry Semels
Prison Guard (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan
Charles Sullivan
Officer (uncredited)
Carl Voss
Carl Voss
Hynkel's Barber (uncredited)
Leo White
Leo White
Soldier in Field (uncredited)
Harry Wilson
Harry Wilson
Undetermined Role
Hans Conried
Hans Conried
Storm Trooper
Francis Ernest Drake
Francis Ernest Drake
Aggie
Francesca Santoro
Francesca Santoro
Conductor
Leonard Walker
Leonard Walker
Director
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Screenplay
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Producer
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Director of Photography
Karl Struss
Karl Struss
Director of Photography
Roland Totheroh
Roland Totheroh
Editor
Willard Nico
Willard Nico
Art Direction
J. Russell Spencer
J. Russell Spencer
Set Decoration
Edward G. Boyle
Edward G. Boyle
Makeup Artist
Ed Voight
Ed Voight
Sound Designer
Glenn Rominger
Glenn Rominger
Sound Designer
Percy Townsend
Percy Townsend
Original Music Composer
Meredith Willson
Meredith Willson
Original Music Composer
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Second Unit
Wheeler Dryden
Wheeler Dryden
Special Effects
Ralph Hammeras
Ralph Hammeras
Visual Effects
Jack Cosgrove
Jack Cosgrove
Stunts
Buster Wiles
Buster Wiles
Associate Producer
Carter DeHaven
Carter DeHaven
Assistant Director
Wheeler Dryden
Wheeler Dryden
Costume Supervisor
Ted Tetrick
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Orchestrator
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Max Terr
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