The Great Dictator (1940)
Visuals in final scene
Charlie drinks some beer. Then he pours some beer into his ear and at the same time he spits out the beer. Chaplin recycled this gag in the Great Dictator.
Mentioned by Richard Herring
Supports the story line
DVD cover shown.
Mentioned by Joy when Wilbur looks like Hitler
recalling Chaplin's portrayal of Hitler
Roger says that the film's closing speech was deadly dull
Still of Chaplin in Oscar-nominated role.
referenced by name.
The movies, which have almost the same title, are both slapsticks about a self-important, Jew-hating tyrannical head-of-state who has an innocent, simpleminded lookalike.
Gene Wilder mentions the film
Subject of a $300 question
Included in a $5,000 question
Globe and Tramp costume
Nigel with the globe during his song
Nozomi tries to memorize the movie title on her way back home.
Referenced several times by the characters
Andreotti's monologue is similar to the famous ending of Chaplin's movie.
Mentioned in Hitler/Chaplin sequence
Referenced by name
Referenced by name
Title (Chaplin parody)
When Blenda Blixt plays Hitler, she is wearing an armband not with a svastika on it, but two white crosses, just like Chaplin's Adenoid Hynkel does in The Great Dictator.
referenced during Weekend Update
Graeme Garden firing a shotgun from a small boat and falling into the water mirrors the scene of Adenoid Hynkel on the duck hunting trip.
Andy mimics Charlie Chaplin with a flag to impress a girl
production stills / publicity stills
The image of Charlie Chaplin dressed as Hitler in the Time Machine.
There is a bar with a big photo of the famous speech scene from this classic
seen on billboard
Poster visible in Thierry's room.
At the beginning of the film, one can see spectators coming out a cinema showing "The Great Dictator".
Guido's prisoner number is the same as Hinkel's army serial number
The film is partly about Chaplin making this movie.
A poster of this film can be seen
Chaplin and Hitler references
Mentioned in dialogue when Selznick and Mayer discuss Charlie Chaplin's new film "about Hitler".
The scene with the globe
During one of the animation sequences, the poster for the 1940 film "The Great Dictator" flies past the screen.
When Fred is talking to Phil after blocking his car in he mentions the time Charlie Chaplin played Hitler, referring to The Great Dictator.
characters go to see Chaplin's movie; poster featured
Adolf Hitler is shown dressing and acting like Charlie Chaplin, who had spoofed Hitler in "The Great Dictator".
In one scene Harry paints a German guard's face with white paint, much like Chaplin's character did in The Great Dictator
film clip shown
recalling the time Chaplain played Hitler
recalling Chaplin as Hitler
Movie reviewed in this episode.
A fragment featuring Charles Chaplin is shown.
DVD release reviewed + footage used
A clip is shown.
A clip from the famous globe-dancing scene is shown.
Clips are shown
The line "cheese and crackers" is an expletive used in Chaplin's film.
clips used to illustrate a point in his argument
documentary featuring work of de Funès and related work
Movie shown in theater.
this Chaplin-film is shown at the end of the film to a group of children
Clips of the movie were shown as this documentary discusses it's production and release.
This film is #37 on the list.
Spoofs the balloon-globe scene
The character Hatler and his playing with an inflatable globe.
The scene with the Globe