Old Bill and Son

Synopsis: WWI veteran Bill is inspired to re-enlist in 1939, and ends up serving with his son.
Genre: Comedy
96 min

back in the army

say that again you can go back in the


me yes you you were doing pretty good

damn bill what do you think of the army

mum oh I ain't the beastly things but it

didn't seem to suture there you get this


if anyone's fettered it enough to stop a

blinking stupid war these days he can

count me out of it yeah

fight not me and you say that in front

of her what lobster did in the last war

no I seen what happened you the last

time wasting the four best years your

life sitting in the mud and for what for

a little place called England it would

be there just about it's a place where

you can do what you like

say what you like and live as you like I

thought it was worth fighting for I

thought your mother was worth fighting

for I thought you was worth fighting for

then seems I was wrong yeah dude I'm

corrugated out you do that's the lot

take the rest in yourself Maps

they've done it they've gone into Poland

these are today's main event Germany has

invaded Poland and has bombed many towns

general mobilization has been ordered in.

Britain and France Parliament was

summoned for 6 o'clock this evening

orders competing the mobilisation of the.

Navy Army and Air Force was signed by

the king and a meeting this afternoon of

the Privy Council details will be given

later in this news it's a nice new

picture you got there George yes how

about some of you blokes Emma crackin it

join the army

yes not me if anyone's fed eddie'd

enough to start these blinking silly war

business all over again they can leave

me out so you're not gonna join up ray

what waste the best years of my life

squatting in mud and being bombed to


what for ever heard of a place called.


I'll get him go all red white and blue

engine what do you prefer

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Bruce Bairnsfather

Captain (Charles) Bruce Bairnsfather (9 July 1887 – 29 September 1959) was a prominent British humorist and cartoonist. His best-known cartoon character is Old Bill. Bill and his pals Bert and Alf featured in Bairnsfather's weekly "Fragments from France" cartoons published weekly in "The Bystander" magazine during the First World War. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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