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This Is the Army

This Is the Army (1943)

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Release Date: Aug 14, 1943 Wide

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The splashy, star-studded This is the Army is based on the Irving Berlin Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was a reworking of Berlin's WW1 "barracks musical" Yip Yip Yaphank. In both instances, the cast was largely comprised of genuine servicemen, many of them either recently returned from fighting or on the verge of heading off to war. The Hollywood-imposed storyline concerns Jerry Jones (George Murphy), a member of the original 1918 Yip Yip Yaphank cast. His showbiz career

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Musical & Performing Arts, Classics

Casey Robinson

Mar 8, 2005

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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.

June 12, 2014 Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy
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A great Fourth of July movie, big and bold and proud.

December 4, 2008 Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com
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As American as apple pie.

November 11, 2008 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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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.
August 16, 2010
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