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Nor were Chaplin’s Communist enthusiasms confined to the time of America’s alliance with Stalin. In the 1930s, when Stalin was starving Kulaks and murdering his opposition, Chaplin refused to label him a dictator. (He passed on playing Napoleon because he “didn’t like dictators”; but when asked if he considered Stalin one, he equivocated, stating that “it hasn’t been settled what that word means.”) He failed to use his satire on Hitler, The Great Dictator (1940), to condemn the Hitler-Stalin military partnership that was then in full force as the two carved up Poland. Instead, when the Tramp finally spoke at the film’s conclusion, he condemned only capitalist greed — small wonder that the American Communist Party, which was defending the pact, chose to distribute copies of the speech.
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/417157/charlie-chaplin-and-joseph-stalin-ron-capshaw
Just like the Hollywood of today.
some people are so predictable
I, for one, always listen to multi-millionaires (back then that truly meant something) when they complain about the greed of others and society...
Some politicians rely on that.
Yup, Trump is relying heavily on idiots
On this edition of: Mlaw hates facts!