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Release Date:
29 April 1943 (Sweden) See more »
Out on patrol in the war-time desert a Canadian corporal reminisces about the woman he has left behind... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Henry Fonda ... Cpl. Colin Spence

Maureen O'Hara ... Valentine Lee

Thomas Mitchell ... Sgt. Kelly
Allyn Joslyn ... Cassidy
Reginald Gardiner ... Tom Benedict
Melville Cooper ... Pilcher
Bramwell Fletcher ... Symes
Morton Lowry ... Cottrell
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

John Banner ... Officer (uncredited)
Wilson Benge ... Waiter (uncredited)
Ted Billings ... Man at Train Depot as Soldiers Return (uncredited)
Lane Bradford ... Returning Soldier (uncredited)
Gordon B. Clarke ... Soldier (uncredited)
James Craven ... NCO (uncredited)
Italia DeNubila ... Dance Specialty (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Bud Geary ... Driver (uncredited)
Frederick Giermann ... Soldier (uncredited)
Henry Guttman ... Soldier (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Irwin ... NCO (uncredited)
Guy Kingsford ... Lorry Driver (uncredited)

Peter Lawford ... Soldier (uncredited)
Anthony Marsh ... Assistant Post Corporal (uncredited)
Bob Mascagno ... Dance Specialty (uncredited)
John Meredith ... Soldier (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jean Prescott ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Cyril Ring ... Man at Train Depot as Soldiers Depart (uncredited)
Donald Stuart ... Post Corporal (uncredited)
David Thursby ... Bren Carrier Driver (uncredited)
Leslie Vincent ... Runner (uncredited)
Hans von Morhart ... Soldier (uncredited)
Sam Waagenaar ... German (uncredited)
John Whitney ... Soldier (uncredited)
Eric Wilton ... Headwaiter (uncredited)

Directed by
John M. Stahl 
Writing credits
Lamar Trotti (written by)

John Brophy (novel)

Produced by
Lamar Trotti .... producer
Original Music by
David Buttolph 
Cinematography by
Arthur C. Miller  (as Arthur Miller)
Film Editing by
James B. Clark 
Art Direction by
Richard Day 
Maurice Ransford 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little 
Fred J. Rode 
Costume Design by
Earl Luick 
Makeup Department
Guy Pearce .... makeup artist
Production Management
Robert Webb .... production manager (uncredited)
Sound Department
W.D. Flick .... sound
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sam Benson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Music Department
Alfred Newman .... musical director
Alfred Newman .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Lionel Newman .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Other crew
Arthur Appell .... choreographer
Crew believed to be complete

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91 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | USA:Approved (certificate #8854)

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Valentine Lee:I feel guilty being here
Cpl. Colin Spence:Why don't you like the water?
Valentine Lee:Ooh, I love it, but I should be working.
Cpl. Colin Spence:Oh it too hot to work beside this is my first leave you owe it to me.
Valentine Lee:[laughs] I broken an engagement to be with you, you know
Cpl. Colin Spence:Tom?
[She nods]
Cpl. Colin Spence:Does he know your not going to be there?
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Movie Connections:
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3 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Immortal Sergeant Lives On ***, 3 May 2008
Author: edwagreen from United States

Henry Fonda looks just like he appeared in 1940's "The Grapes of Wrath."

This is quite a good film detailing several soldiers caught in Africa during World War 11 and how they eventually overcome their perils.

Thomas Mitchell, as the old-time sergeant is a standout here. There is able support by Allyn Joslyn, Reginald Gardiner and others.

Maureen O'Hara is used mainly in flashbacks here as Fonda thinks back of his past while trying to lead his men to freedom.

The ending seems rushed up as Fonda wakes up in the hospital and is told how they got out of their predicament.

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