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Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) was a Comedy - Black-and-white Film directed by Irving Pichel and produced by Lamar Trotti.

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Albert 'Al' Marbury: Politics and polite society just don't mix!


Col. Will Seaborn Effingham: I don't see why our biggest and most important project... the administration of government... should be handed over - lock, stock and barrel - to a bunch of incompetents!


Ella Sue Dozier: Then you're not discouraged, Colonel?
Col. Will Seaborn Effingham: Discouragement has no more place in a soldier's equipment than an inner-spring mattress.


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A reference is made to a headline, "Nazis Sweep through Norway", placing this film as being made after April 1940, as the Germans invaded Norway on the 9th of that month.
Cousin Willie quotes 'We are such stuff as dreams are made on' from 'The Tempest' (Act 4, scene 1, 148-158) by 'William Shakespeare' when speaking to Jesse Bibbs, the bank manager.
Cousin Emma paraphrases the famous quote from Admiral David Farragut "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead".
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