Cinema: Scripteaser

At the Charles Chaplin Studios in Los Angeles, Calif. this week, shooting will begin on the most-discussed, most-feared-for, most-looked-for picture of 1940. The Great Dictator, written, produced, directed and acted by Charles Spencer Chaplin.* Among the speculators on what slue-footed little Charlie will do to Adolf Hitler, notably liberal British Cartoonist David Low, few knew that The Great Dictator's provisional script has been lying in the U. S. Copyright Office in the Library of Congress Annex in Washington since Nov. 16, 1938. U. S. Copyright #60332 is "A Dramatic Composition, In Five Acts And An Epilogue, entitled 'The Dictator,' by Charles...

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