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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
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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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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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American Youth Puts a Gap in the Jap! (original poster) See more »

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Action | Drama | Romance | War

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In the posters for the 1950 reissue Robert Mitchum, who had risen to stardom in the seven years since the movie was first released, was prominently featured. Also, Noah Beery's name was misspelled as "Berry." See more »

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I'd Rather Be a Texas Aggie
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Written by Jack H. Littlejohn
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16 March 2002 | by (bedford, Ky) – See all my reviews

Typical WWII tear jerker. If you are part of the generation that came of age around that era you'll still get some goosebumps when you see it even though it is really quite corny. I just wished I knew when it was ever going to be on TV again so I could tape it.


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