Shoulder Arms
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Shoulder Arms
Shoulder Arms was Charlie Chaplin's final contribution to the World War I effort, along with his personal appearances selling Liberty Bonds and his film The Bond. It was released shortly before the end of the war, and Chaplin made prints available to soldiers fighting overseas, for which he was lauded for cheering the severely tested troops. Charlie is a member of the "Awkward Squad" and we first see him being put through his paces in training camp. He has problems with making a proper about-face and with marching, his out-turned feet, constantly annoying his drill sergeant.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Although it's been a long time since 1918, there are still lessons to be learned from Shoulder Arms."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"Charlie gives his version of a recruit's absurd life."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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