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This Is the Army (1943) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Jack L. Warner.

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

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: John Hughes, Lt. John Koenig; Interior Decoration: George J. HopkinsNominated
Best Music - ScoringRay HeindorfWon

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This Is the Army (1943)

By Beatrice on Oct 18, 2014 From Flickers in Time

This Is the Army Directed by Michael Curtiz Written by Casey Robinson and Claude Binyon 1943/USA Warner Bros First viewing/Netflix rental Variety show movie musicals were all the rage in 1943. ?This might be the most patriotic of them all, with its chorus of soldiers and tunes by Irving Berlin. Th... Read full article

Memorial Day Musical Monday: This is the Army (1943)

on May 26, 2014 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?This is the Army? ?Musical ... Read full article

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Jerry Jones: Will you marry me tonight?
Ethel: Well, of course.
Jerry Jones: Wonderful. Congratulations, darling, you're a war bride. I've just been drafted.

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This film was the number-one moneymaker of 1943.
When Irving Berlin was filming his rendition of "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning", one of the stagehands, unaware of who the singer was, supposedly said that if the guy who wrote the song could hear Berlin's singing, he'd roll over in his grave.
Bette Davis insisted Warner's studio boss Jack L. Warner contribute the profits from this film to the war effort.
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