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Reveille with Beverly (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 4 February 1943 (USA)
Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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William Wright ...
Barry Lang
Dick Purcell ...
Andy Adams
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Vernon Lewis
Tim Ryan ...
Mr. Kennedy
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Eddie Ross
Barbara Brown ...
Douglas Leavitt ...
Mr. Ross
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Evelyn Ross
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Pvt. Puckett aka Canvassback
Wally Vernon ...
Stomp McCoy
Andrew Tombes ...
Mr. Smith
Bob Crosby Orchestra ...
Orchestra (as Bob Crosby and His Orchestra)
Freddie Slack and His Orchestra ...
Orchestra
Ella Mae Morse ...
Ella Mae Morse
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Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is a wealthy sponser, the other used to be his chauffeur, but before she can decide, which of them she likes more, the soldiers have their marching orders and are away to their destination. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Get "Hep"! Fall Into Step! Here's A Musical With Pep! (original poster) See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance | War

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4 February 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alvorada Dá Alegria  »

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$40,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the radio program "Reveille With Beverly" created by Jean Ruth. Miss Ruth appears in the movie's trailer. See more »


Soundtracks

Take the 'A' Train
Written by Billy Strayhorn
Sung by Betty Roche with Duke Ellington and the Duke Ellington Orchestra
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A delightful movie with snapshots of the WWII home front
22 August 2007 | by (Eatontown, NJ) – See all my reviews

This is a cheery movie with actual performances by famous bands and singers of the 1940's. It is a time capsule depicting aspects of the home front during World War II. It is very upbeat throughout the entire movie. There is one interesting goof. In the scene where Duke Ellington and his band plays "Take the A Train" there are scenes of a Chicago and Northwestern RR diesel powered streamlined train of the 1940's. The set on which the Ellington Band is playing recreates the interior of a streamlined train of the early 1940s. The "A Train" in the title refers to a New York City subway route that ran from Brooklyn to Harlem to Northern Manhattan. This mistake adds some fun to the movie. I watch for it each time I see it.


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