New from Solzy at the Movies by Danielle Solzman: The Great Dictator: Charlie Chaplin’s Hitler Satire

Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator moves the iconic actor into the sound era while effectively satirizing German dictator Adolf HItler. With the release of Jojo Rabbit in select theaters this weekend, I’m revisiting a few films: The Great Dictator, To Be Or Not To Be, and The Producers.  The reason for doing so is that all three films satirize the Nazis in one way or another.  Only two of these films were released in theaters…

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