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"Charlie Chaplin" in the Trenches.

One of the "cutouts" of Charlie Chaplin which are so familiar features ou,t§ide ■ oxir cinema theatres has, I linders-tarid, now made its appearance in-the'trenches occupied by a Scottish 'tegiinant' (says a writer in _th_e -t-'vening Times); * The story of how the regiment •became possessed nl" this unusual mas-

col was told me by the proprietor of a p dure palace The regiment was inarching through a., seaport town scmewheie in the South of England on ■'ts way to the front when several members of the "battalion noticed the cutout, and decided to have it. Some time later the owner of the establishment was visited b\ two swaithy Highlanders, who begged to be allowed to take the figure of the cinema favorite with them. The piopuetor of the house could riof resist, and tl.e cutout ; s now- in the trenches, a««tl possibly before now has attracted a few German, bullets.

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"Charlie Chaplin" in the Trenches., Oamaru Mail, Volume XL, Issue 12682, 30 October 1915, Supplement

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"Charlie Chaplin" in the Trenches. Oamaru Mail, Volume XL, Issue 12682, 30 October 1915, Supplement

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