This Is the Army Poster

Release Date: August 14th, 1943

DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
As the United States enters World War I in 1917, newly married actor Jerry Jones (George Murphy) puts on an all-infantry musical to raise his fellow soldiers' morale. At the dawn of World War II, as his own son, Johnny (Ronald Reagan), ponders whether to marry his sweetheart, Eileen (Joan Leslie), Jerry and his old Army buddies -- including Eileen's father, Eddie Dibble (Charles Butterworth) -- decide to put on a new show for the boys marching off to battle just as they did years ago.

Cast: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, Ronald Reagan, George Tobias, Alan Hale, Joe Louis, Kate Smith, Irving Berlin

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Distributors: Memory Lane Video, Reel Media International [us], Warner Bros., Hollywood Classics

Keywords: New York City, Quest, Emotional, Father, 1940s, Soldier, Son, Love, Marriage, Friendship


Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Winner Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Nominated Sound Recording