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We've Never Been Licked (1943)

Approved | | Action, Drama, Romance | 30 August 1943 (USA)
WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly ... See full summary »

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Brad Craig
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Nina Lambert
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Cyanide Jenkins
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Deede Dunham
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Traveling Salesman
Edgar Barrier ...
Nishikawa
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Panhandle Mitchell
Bill Stern ...
Bill Stern-Announcer
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Willie
Worth Crouch ...
Worth Crouch
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Pop Lambert
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Fortuno Tavares
Roland Got ...
Matsui
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Col. Jason Craig
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WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly knock off. Once adjusted, Craig falls in love with a professor's beautiful daughter, only to find she is in love with his roommate, played by Noah Beery. In the meantime, Craig associates with Japanese spies (including William Frawley of "I Love Lucy") bent on stealing a secret chemical compound being worked on a the University. But is he one of them, or a double agent for his country? Written by Scot Kibbe <scot.kibbe@capitol.tlc.texas.gov>

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THEY ROSE TO G:ORY WHEN ALL SEEMED LOST! (all-caps on reissue poster) See more »

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Action | Drama | Romance | War

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Much of the movie was filmed on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Many of the buildings seen are still is use today. See more »

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The Marine's Hymn
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Music by Jacques Offenbach
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7 January 2001 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

One of the reviewers comments that this film is "corney[sic]...(and) if you're not an Aggie, would probably won't like it." Well, I'm not a [Texas] Aggie but I saw this film at the old Kern theater in Bakersfield when I was a kid. I thought it was a true story and went on believing it until I saw it again one night on the late night show on TV. Corny? Well, that may be a bit harsh but in the context of WWII and the times, it doesn't seem so. The fact is, it's dated. Created for US feel-good propaganda during the war, its anti-Japanese message comes across as racist and hate-mongering. But, isn't that what propaganda is all about? As a serious student of the Pacific War, this story shows a horrible lack of understanding of Japanese culture. But, bridging differences and fostering understanding was not the order of the day in 1943. It was "kill Japs," and sadly, this is what this film portends. I hope we don't believe that way now.


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