Charlie Chaplin Reported Giving “dictator” Profits to Aid Emigration
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Charlie Chaplin Reported Giving “dictator” Profits to Aid Emigration

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It was reported from Vienna today that Charlie Chaplin, noted film comedian, has promised to place the profits from the continental showings of his forthcoming picture, “The Dictator,” at the disposal of the Vienna Jewish Community to be used in facilitating Jewish emigration from Central Europe.

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