So Proudly We Hail! Overview:

So Proudly We Hail! (1943) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Mark Sandrich and produced by Mark Sandrich and Buddy G. DeSylva.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActressPaulette GoddardNominated
Best CinematographyCharles LangNominated
Best WritingAllan ScottNominated

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So Proudly We Hail! (1943)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 12, 2018 From 4 Star Films

There were three reasons to watch this film. Their names are Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, and Veronica Lake. Yes, this picture directed by Mark Sandrich was fairly groundbreaking in its day for telling a story about nurses during WWII but there might be mixed feelings across the board about ... Read full article

So Proudly We Hail! (1943)

on May 9, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

It’s appropriate that So Proudly We Hail! aired during TCM’s new series Friday Night Spotlight (yes, by admitting that I acknowledge this review is a taste late to the party), as it features a war story that doesn’t explore the quiet desperation of army wives at home.? The women of... Read full article


By Dawn Sample on Apr 13, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

So Proudly We Hail! (1943). Directed and produced by Mark Sandrich. Cast: Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance and Veronica Lake. The script for this film was written by using the stories from journals, and diaries... Read full article

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Quotes from

Kansas: I never get wounded.

Kansas: I never catch a cold.

Kansas: I never get killed.

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
In keeping with Army regulation, Veronica Lake (Lt. Olivia D'Arcy) changed her famous "peek-a-boo" hairstyle. She only let her hair down once, in her final scene. Later she cut it, with much publicity, because women who copied her and worked in factories kept getting their hair caught in the machinery.
The film covers the World War II Battle of Bataan and the place Bataan which is a Central Luzon region province on Luzon island in the Philippines and occupies the whole of the Bataan Peninsula on the island.
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