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Charlie and friends illustrate various bonds in life and the most important, Liberty Bonds for the war...

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Half-reel made for the Liberty Loan Committee and distributed free throughout the country. The actors show that bonds of friendship, love and marriage are inspiring but the most important bonds of all are Liberty Bonds, the blockbuster which will knock out the Kaiser. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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20 October 1969 (Denmark)  »

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Charlie Chaplin in a Liberty Loan Appeal  »

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A fund-raising short for the United States Fourth Liberty Loan Drive in World War I. See more »

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Charlie hangs his cane on the crescent moon in long shot, but in the close-ups, the cane is not present. See more »

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The Great Dictator
8 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

If 'The Great Dictator' was Chaplin's reaction to Hitler in the Second World War, then 'Shoulder Arms' and 'The Bond' was his reaction in the Great War. A significant film, although very dull to watch, but what Chaplin did was bring the excitement of the serial novel onto the big screen in an episodic film format.


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