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Charlie Chaplin's brilliant speech

From The Great Dictator, overlaying a well-made video (though an odd choice of still image):

Everyone should listen to this! Not just watch the video, but listen to what he's saying. Still relevant after all these years... maybe even more so now.



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Sep. 15th, 2011 06:45 pm (UTC)
Fantastic. Thanks, Chris. I'm glad to see your faith in humanity restoring a bit.
Sep. 15th, 2011 11:23 pm (UTC)
Brilliance in all forms restores my faith in humankind!
Sep. 15th, 2011 06:46 pm (UTC)
i like LOVE the verbiage, but a number of the images (not just the first one) really don't work for me at all to carry the spoken message.

Edited at 2011-09-15 06:47 pm (UTC)
Sep. 15th, 2011 06:54 pm (UTC)
k, now i feel like an asshole for writing that. sorry.
Sep. 15th, 2011 07:52 pm (UTC)

No, I agree with you. Here it is, with the original film clip:

Sep. 15th, 2011 11:23 pm (UTC)
MUCH better, thank you!
Sep. 16th, 2011 05:01 am (UTC)
that is MUCH better!! sometimes it's just better to leave well enough alone!
Sep. 15th, 2011 11:22 pm (UTC)
I hear you; I was just so moved by the speech that I didn't spend a lot of time looking for a better version (I found others that were WORSE).
Sep. 16th, 2011 05:02 am (UTC)
oh, that's not hard to believe! there are some real stinkers on youtube!
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