"The Great Dictator" and "Schindler's List" Essay by The Research Group
"The Great Dictator" and "Schindler's List"
A critique and analysis of Charlie Chaplin's film "The Great Dictator" and Steven Spielberg's film "Schindler's List".
# 73383 | 2,025 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2004 |
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , History (U.S. World Wars) , History (European - World Wars) , Film (General) , Holocaust Studies (General)
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This paper presents a critique of Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator" and Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List." The critique includes a summary of the film, characterization in the film, audience reaction, and critical reaction. Also included is a discussion about how the films relate to the Nazi regime and the Holocaust.
From the Paper:"Before the horrors of the Holocaust became evident, Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator" advocating the forces of democracy to collectively stand against fascism found its way into theaters. Ironically, production of the film began on September the day Britain and France declared war on Germany. Prior to WWII Britain's policy of appeasement and the U S policy of isolationism did little to persuade Chaplin against making the film a parody of Hitler's and Mussolini's fascism. Britain announced it would not release the film for fear of..."
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