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This Is the Army (1943)

This Is the Army





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The splashy, star-studded film concerns Jerry Jones. His showbiz career curtailed by a leg injury, Jerry becomes a producer during the postwar era. When the US enters WWII, Jerry gathers together several other cast members from the 1918 Berlin musical to help him stage a new all-serviceman show.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Casey Robinson, Claude Binyon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 8, 2005
Warner Bros.


George Murphy
as Jerry Jones
Joan Leslie
as Eileen Dibble
Ronald Reagan
as Johnny Jones
George Tobias
as Maxie Stoloff
Alan Hale
as Sgt. McGee
Charles Butterworth
as Eddie Dibble
Dolores Costello
as Mrs. Davidson
Una Merkel
as Rose Dibble
Stanley Ridges
as Maj. Davidson
Ruth Donnelly
as Mrs. O'Brien
Dorothy Peterson
as Mrs. Nelson
Kate Smith
as Herself
Frances Langford
as Cafe Singer
Joe Louis
as Himself
Ezra Stone
as Soldier
Tom D'Andrea
as Soldier
Ross Elliott
as Soldier
Alan Manson
as Soldier
Julie Oshins
as Soldier
Earl Oxford
as Soldier
Philip Truex
as Soldier
Joe Cook Jr.
as Soldier
Larry Weeks
as Soldier
Geno Erbisti
as Soldier
Angelo Buono
as Soldier
Robert Shanley
as Ted Nelson
Herbert Anderson
as Danny Davidson
Sgt. Fisher
as Blake Nelson
Victor Moore
as Fathers of Soldier
Ernest Truex
as Fathers of Soldier
Jackie Brown
as Mike Nelson
Patsy Moran
as Marie Twardofsky
Jimmy Conlin
as Doorman
Ilka Gruning
as Mrs. Twardofsky
Murray Alper
as Soldier
John James
as Soldiers at Camp Coo...
Pierre Watkin
as Stranger
Henry Jones
as Soldier/Singer
Doodles Weaver
as Soldier on Cot
Leah Baird
as Old Timer's Wife
Warner Anderson
as Sports Announcer
Jack Young
as Franklin D. Roosevel...
Robin Sidney
as Mr. Jones - Recruit ...
William Roerich
as Mr. Green - Recruit
Dick Bernie
as Hunting Skit Comedia...
John Draper
as Soldier
Richard Irving
as Mandy - In Yellow Dr...
Fred Kelly
as Mandy's Beau
Hank Henry
as Ladies of Chorus Plu...
J.P. Mandes
as Magician in Skit
Pinkie Mitchell
as Cpl. Mitchell on Tel...
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Critic Reviews for This Is the Army

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | August 8, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

It's never less than fascinating, and there's a lot to be said for the kind of weird history lesson movies like this represent.

Full Review… | June 12, 2014
Antagony & Ecstasy

A great Fourth of July movie, big and bold and proud.

Full Review… | December 4, 2008

As American as apple pie.

Full Review… | November 11, 2008
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Audience Reviews for This Is the Army


This Film has President Ronald Reagan in it, a very talented guy. Its a little while before he appears. Its made during WWII so its not as dramatic as most movies of Combat during that Era. Still with President Reagan in it deserves 3 1/2 stars.

Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

LOVE Irving Berlin's music! Cute story to go with it, & u get to see a future president talk about how cool it is to be seen by a president. LOL ^_^

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