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The Great Dictator (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Charles Chaplin

Writing Credits  

Charles Chaplin ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Jack Oakie ...
Napaloni - Dictator of Bacteria
Reginald Gardiner ...
Schultz
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Garbitsch
...
Herring
Grace Hayle ...
Madame Napaloni
Carter DeHaven ...
Bacterian Ambassador (as Carter De Haven)
...
Hannah
Maurice Moscovitch ...
Mr. Jaeckel (as Maurice Moscovich)
Emma Dunn ...
Mrs. Jaeckel
Bernard Gorcey ...
Mr. Mann
Paul Weigel ...
Mr. Agar
Chester Conklin ...
Barber's Customer
Esther Michelson ...
Jewish Woman
Hank Mann ...
Storm Trooper Stealing Fruit
Florence Wright ...
Blonde Secretary
Eddie Gribbon ...
Tomanian Storm Trooper
Rudolph Anders ...
Tomanian Commandant at Osterlich (as Robert O. Davis)
Eddie Dunn ...
Whitewashed Storm Trooper
Nita Pike ...
Secretary
George Lynn ...
Commander of Storm Troopers (as Peter Lynn)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wheeler Dryden ...
Heinrich Schtick - Translator (voice)
Fred Aldrich ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Richard Alexander ...
Tomainian Prison Guard in 1918 (uncredited)
Sig Arno ...
Compact Parachute Inventor (uncredited)
William Arnold ...
Tomanian Officer (uncredited)
Joe Bordeaux ...
Ghetto Extra (uncredited)
Don Brodie ...
Reporter from International Press (uncredited)
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Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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Sculptor (uncredited)
John Davidson ...
Hospital Superintendent (uncredited)
Max Davidson ...
Jewish Man (uncredited)
Lew Davis ...
Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
Francis Ernest Drake ...
Storm Trooper (uncredited)
...
Friendly Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Bud Geary ...
Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Officer (uncredited)
Eddie Hart ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson ...
Big Bertha Gunnery Officer (uncredited)
William Irving ...
Man Seated on Bed (uncredited)
Charles Irwin ...
Banquet Butler (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold ...
Blonde Secretary (uncredited)
Torben Meyer ...
Bald Barbershop Customer (uncredited)
Jules Michelson ...
Man in Ghetto (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Hynkel's Staff Officer (uncredited)
Nellie V. Nichols ...
Jewish Woman (uncredited)
Manuel París ...
Dance Extra at Ball (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ...
Jewish Man (uncredited)
Lucien Prival ...
Storm Trooper Officer (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ...
Officer Extra (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford ...
Soldier in 1918 Tomainia (uncredited)
Hans Schumm ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Harry Semels ...
Jewish Fruit Stand Proprietor (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Prison Guard (uncredited)
Carl Voss ...
Officer (uncredited)
Leo White ...
Hynkel's Barber (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ...
Soldier in Field (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Charles Chaplin ... producer (uncredited)
Carter DeHaven ... associate producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Charles Chaplin ... (uncredited)
Meredith Willson ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Karl Struss ... director of photography
Roland Totheroh ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Willard Nico ... film editor
Harold Rice ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

J. Russell Spencer

Set Decoration by 

Edward G. Boyle ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Ed Voight ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Alfred Reeves ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Wheeler Dryden ... assistant director
Dan James ... assistant director
Robert Meltzer ... assistant director (as Bob Meltzer)
Alex Finlayson ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

William Bogdanoff ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Dick Fritsch ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Frank Veseley ... painter (uncredited)
Clem Widrig ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Glenn Rominger ... sound
Percy Townsend ... sound

Special Effects by 

Ralph Hammeras ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Jack Cosgrove ... special photographic effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Buster Wiles ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Frank Testera ... chief electrician (uncredited)
William Wallace ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Wyn Ritchie ... costumer (uncredited)
Ted Tetrick ... costume supervisor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Meredith Willson ... musical director
Carmen Dragon ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Al Kaye ... music librarian (uncredited)
Max Terr ... assistant musical director (uncredited) / orchestrator (uncredited)
Meredith Willson ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Henry Bergman ... general assistant (uncredited)
Rollin Brown ... laboratory contact (uncredited)
Kay Clement ... secretary (uncredited)
Evelyn Earle ... script clerk (uncredited)
Monroe Greenthal ... press representative (uncredited)
Moody ... dailies projectionist (uncredited)
Kathleen Pryor ... secretary (uncredited)
Gene Testera ... filing clerk (uncredited)
Carl Voss ... military advisor (uncredited)
Oscar Wright ... purchasing (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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