The Press: Dictator Ruffled

Charlie Chaplin's "Production No. 6," known to everybody in Hollywood as The Dictator, will soon be ready for exhibitors. In spite of Chaplin secrecy, news has long since leaked out that The Dictator is a story of a mistaken identity, in which a battered little man in a concentration camp (Charlie Chaplin) and his Führer (Charlie Chaplin) exchange places. But until last week no photograph of Chaplin as a burlesque Hitler had yet been released.

One day last fortnight in Manhattan, LIFE'S editors wrote Producer Chaplin a letter, told him they were publishing a picture of Actor Chaplin in uniform, wearing...

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