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Bandleader Kay Kyser takes his troupe of nutty musicians, goofball comics and pretty girl singers on a tour around the world to entertain the troops during World War II.
THE MUSICAL THAT GOES PLACES... all over the global map on a song-and-laugh tour of our fighting fronts!
Did You Know?
One of the girls says "Now I know what Sherman meant" when the troupe arrives in Tunis, a reference to General Sherman's quote "War is hell". See more
Joan and Marcie are being driven in an American jeep driven by an American soldier from Cairo to Tunis, westward across North Africa. American troops were not based in Cairo. They landed in Algeria and Morocco. In Cairo, Kay Kyser also refers to an officer having an eagle on his shoulder (US insignia for a colonel) but this could be a liaison officer. See more
References Little Red Walking Hood
The Moke from Shamokin'
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by Marcy McGuire See more