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Shoulder Arms (1918)

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Starring (View all)
Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin
Doughboy
Edna Purviance Edna Purviance
The Girl
Syd Chaplin Syd Chaplin
Charlie's Comrade / The Kaiser
Henry Bergman Henry Bergman
Fat Whiskered German Soldier / The Kaiser's General / Bartender
Tom Wilson Tom Wilson
Dumb German Wood-Cutter
Albert Austin Albert Austin
American Officer / Clean Shaven German Soldier / Bearded German Soldier
Robert McKenzie Robert McKenzie
Bit Part in Street Scene
John Rand John Rand
U.S. Soldier


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10 years, 3 months ago at Oct 22 0:56
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1 year, 5 months ago at Aug 1 17:11
(OK) The first part is everything tender in feeling for the character and brave in statement, about war. Fantastic inmersion in cheese and water, a frog over the barefoot of a solider is poetic. Then, the heroics and the ruined dignified house is wonderful.
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Charlie is a boot camp private who has a dream of being a hero who goes on a daring mission behind enemy lines.
Release date: 27 October 1918
UPC: 014381917727
Tags: Silent (11), Short (10), Comedy (8), War (7), 1918 (5), WWI (4), 1910s (4), World War I (3), Charlie Chaplin (3), Friendship (2), B&w (2), Short Film (2), Nodialouge (1), 501 Must-See (1), Charles Chaplin (1), Silent Film (1), Black&white (1), Dialogue (1), Black & White (1), POW (1)
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“(OK) The first part is everything tender in feeling for the character and brave in statement, about war. Fantastic inmersion in cheese and water, a frog over the barefoot of a solider is poetic. Then, the heroics and the ruined dignified house is wonderful.” read more

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"10.3. 2019 "Shoulder Arms", which was released at the time when World War I was still going on, is one of Chaplin's earliest really great films. In the silent comedy a soldier played by Chaplin becomes an accidental hero. In some of Chaplin's most memorable scenes the main character uses a limburger cheese as a weapon and disguises himself as a tree while fighting against enemy soldiers. The film combines some surrealistic elements with military satire in a very innovative way. Chaplin certainl"


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" Charlie Chaplin Edna Purviance as The Girl Charlie Chaplin as Doughboy Syd Chaplin as Charlie's Comrade / The Kaiser Loyal Underwood as Short German Officer NR | 20 October 1918 | 45 min | Comedy, War Shoulder Arms is Charlie Chaplin's second film for First National Pictures. Released in 1918, it is a silent comedy set in France during World War I. The main part of the film actually occurs in a dream. It co-starred Edna Purviance and Sydney Chaplin, Chaplin's elder brother. It is Chap"


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