The Great Dictator

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The Great Dictator

   This is one of my all time actor Charlie Chaplin,he gives such a moving speech at the end of the movie(except for the bible quote) I hope that you'll enjoy this as much as I do


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Ken G. wrote:   This is

Ken G. wrote:

   This is one of my all time actor Charlie Chaplin,he gives such a moving speech at the end of the movie(except for the bible quote) I hope that you'll enjoy this as much as I do

holy shit!  i just downloaded this through torrents and was watching it last night!  i had seen only a few minutes of it on slovak television about 2 years ago (i was lucky they broadcast it in english with czech subtitles) and was absolutely mesmerized.  something reminded me of it the other day so i decided to see all of it.  i haven't finished it yet though, because i fell asleep watching it (not that it bored me in the least--i was just really tired).

george bernard shaw once called chaplin "the only genius to come out of the movie industry."  truer words were never spoken.

"I asked my father,
I said, 'Father change my name.'
The one I'm using now it's covered up
with fear and filth and cowardice and shame."
--Leonard Cohen


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Such a great film!

That takes me back to seeing that movie when I was a kid. That impassioned speech still gets to me, since Charlie Chaplin was trying to wake up not only the U.S., but the people of the world, to the dangers of Fascism and it's alternatives.

Sorry, I couldn't help it. The song may not be nearly as eloquent or beautiful, but it tells the same tale (and Propagandhi is such an bad ass band)!

"This may shock you, but not everything in the bible is true." The only true statement ever to be uttered by Jean Chauvinism, sociopathic emotional terrorist.
"A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished." Mikhail Bakunin
"The means in which you take,
dictate the ends in which you find yourself."
"Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government! Supreme leadership derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony!"
No Gods, No Masters!


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B166ER wrote: it tells the same tale

    Yep, I wish that I could read the words of the song,so I can understand what he is saying,but from what I got of it the lyrics were pretty cool,it was to short though .

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iwbiek wrote:truer words were never spoken !!!

   Like Charlie Chaplin said  " Power to the People "

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