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    Charlie Chaplin "Hynkel - Dictator of Tomania" Military Jacket from The Great Dictator (United Artists, 1940). Vintage original crème wool military costume with short standing red collar, scalloped cuffs, red piping at collar and down hidden button front closure, gold bullion braids at cuffs and collar, fabric shoulder hoops for epaulettes, interior lined in crème satin. Hidden button front closure with hook and eye fasteners at collar and waist. Retaining the internal Western Costume bias label, handwritten "#5, 24455. Chas Chaplin 37 ½," and studio ink stamps "F248" in right shoulder sleeve.

    The Great Dictator was Chaplin's most commercially successful film, considered controversial in its condemnation of fascism, anti-Semitism, Mussolini, Hitler, and his Nazis. Exhibiting age, wear, and very minor fabric pulls. Missing three of six buttons at the front closure. Some light staining to the interior. In vintage Very Good condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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