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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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Henry Jones' first movie.
This was the first Warner Bros. musical shot in three-strip Technicolor.
Film adaptation from Broadway play This Is the Army (1942). Musical revue. Music by Irving Berlin. Book by James McColl and Irving Berlin. Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock. Dialogue for Minstrel Show by Pvt. Jack Mendelsohn, Pfc. Richard Burdick and Pvt. Tom McDonnell. Music arrangements for dances by Pvt. Melvin Pahl. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Pvt. John Koenig. Choreographed by Cpl. Edgar Nelson Barclift and Sgt. Robert Sidney. Additional direction by Joshua Logan. Military Formations by Chester O'Brien. Directed by Sgt. Ezra Stone. Broadway Theatre: 4 Jul 1942- 26 Sep 1942 (113 performances). Cast: Pvt. Juss Addiss, Alan Anderson, Arthur Atkins, Pvt. Leonard Berchman, Eugene Leander Berg, Sgt. Irving Berlin, Dick Bernie, Pvt. Howard Brooks, Marion Brown, Peter J. Burns, Joe Bush, Pvt. Samuel Carr, Pvt. Stewart Churchill, Joe Cook Jr., Pvt. Belmonte Cristiani, Cpl. James A. Cross, Pvt. Louis de Milhau, Ross Elliott, Derek Fairman, Pvt. Ray Goss, Dan Healy, Hank Henry, William Home, Richard Irving, Burl Ive
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Best Music - Scoring Oscar 1943

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