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The Fighting 69th

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Scrappy Irish-American Private Jerry Plunkett (James Cagney) is brash and defiant as his regiment trains for war, provoking his superiors and playing the rebel. On the battlefield, however, he proves cowardly, placing the lives of his fellow soldiers at risk. Only Father Duffy (Pat O'Brien) is willing to give Plunkett another chance. As the stakes grow higher and the battlefields lay covered with the dead, his moment of truth may prove either heroic or disastrous.

Cast: James Cagney , Pat O'Brien , George Brent , Jeffrey Lynn , Alan Hale , Frank McHugh , Dennis Morgan , William Lundigan

Director: William Keighley

Genres: War

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Fighting 69th (1940)

Release Date: January 27th, 1940|1 hr. 30 min.

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