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War Babies (1932)

A group of soldiers in a café watch a dancer as she entertains them, but later two of them become rivals over her.

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A group of soldiers in a café watch a dancer as she entertains them, but later two of them become rivals over her.

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Short | Comedy | War

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18 September 1932 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Quirt: Hello, beautiful! Now I guess it's just me and my baby, huh?
Captain Flagg: Hey, where'dya get that your baby stuff? She's my gal!
Sergeant Quirt: Says you!
Captain Flagg: [giving Charmaine a lollipop] We'll settle this right now! C'mon, baby, who's the king?
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Rich in cinematic history
31 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

I love these "Diaper Baby" movies! You couldn't make a movie like this today and it is rich in cinematic history. It is goofy and the film was made to make you laugh, which it does. How they ever got these kids to "act" I'll never know. I think they are precious and the kids make me laugh but so do the others who made this movie as it shows the naiveté that existed in the early 30's. You have to remember that this is when the film industry was very young, the stock market had crashed, the world wide depression was beginning and these films were made to give a person a break from the real world. The fact that you could see movies for five cents is beyond my comprehension, but then dinner for 25 cents is too. It was a different time with a totally different mind set.


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