The Bugle Sounds Poster

Release Date: 1942

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Cavalry sergeant "Hap" Doan (Wallace Beery) is a traditional soldier used to horses, and he doesn't take too well to the changes the army has in store. They plan on introducing tanks and armored cars to replace Doan's beloved horse, Cantigny. Doan sulks and tells his girlfriend, Susie (Marjorie Main), that he plans to retire and live on a farm. After he finally accepts the modernization plan, a sabotaged tank crashes into a stable, wounding Cantigny.

Cast: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, Lewis Stone, George Bancroft, Henry O'Neill, Donna Reed, William Lundigan, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams

Director: S. Sylvan Simon

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Amusing, Underdog, Love interest, Playful, Rousing, 1940s, Transformation