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

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Writer:
Charles Chaplin (writer)
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20 October 1969 (Denmark) See more »
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Charlie and friends illustrate various bonds in life and the most important, Liberty Bonds for the war... Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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From the Works of a Comic Genius See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Edna Purviance ... Charlie's Wife / Liberty
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Albert Austin ... Friend (uncredited)
Henry Bergman ... John Bull (British version) (uncredited)

Charles Chaplin ... Charlie (uncredited)

Syd Chaplin ... The Kaiser (uncredited)

Joan Marsh ... Cupid (uncredited)
Tom Wilson ... Industry (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Chaplin 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Chaplin  writer

Produced by
Charles Chaplin .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Roland Totheroh  (as R.H. Totheroh)
Jack Wilson 
 
Production Design by
Charles D. Hall 
 
Other crew
Nellie Bly Baker .... secretary: Mr. Chaplin (uncredited)
 

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10 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
A fund-raising short for the United States Fourth Liberty Loan Drive in World War I.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
From the Works of a Comic Genius, 9 April 2001
Author: marquis de cinema from Boston, MA

The Bond(1918) is an extremely funny short film that was done to support the war effort. The film is made up of a few skits about the many kinds of bonds. The most important bond that the title refers to are the Liberty Bonds. Charles Chaplin shows in The Bond(1918) why he was one of the biggest stars in the early part of the Twentifth Century. The Bond(1918) is to World War 1 what The Great Dictator(1941) was to World War 2.

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