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Three Chaplin silent comedies "A Dog's Life", "Shoulder Arms", and "The Pilgrim" are strung together to form a single feature length film. Chaplin provides new music, narration, and a small... See full summary »
To achieve the feel of a modern print, Charles Chaplin stretch-printed the footage, which slowed it down to sound speed so music could be added properly.
There were no atomic bombs or guided missiles. Then it was only cannon, bayonets and poisoned gas. Ha ha. Those were the good old days.
Reissued in a version minus A DOG'S LIFE. Also, the A DOG'S LIFE segment was later reissued by itself. The DVD version includes extra scenes that Chaplin decided to cut on the films' re-release. It also contains the original scores as composed by Chaplin for the film. The scores were recorded in mono on the origianal soundtracks by the Westrex Recording System, but the original stereo tapes were used in the mastering of the soundtrack, recorded on Dolby Digital.
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