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We've Never Been Licked (1943)

Approved  |   |  Action, Drama, Romance  |  30 August 1943 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Richard Quine ...
Brad Craig
Anne Gwynne ...
Nina Lambert
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Cyanide Jenkins
Martha O'Driscoll ...
Deede Dunham
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Traveling Salesman
Edgar Barrier ...
Nishikawa
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Panhandle Mitchell
Bill Stern ...
Bill Stern-Announcer
Mantan Moreland ...
Willie
Worth Crouch ...
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William Blees ...
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Pop Lambert
Alfredo DeSa ...
Fortuno Tavares
Roland Got ...
Matsui
Samuel S. Hinds ...
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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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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Although it was not available except for on-campus showing, it is currently being marketed: http://secure1.esportspartners.com/store-aggieLocker/main_detail.cfm? nProductID=8176&sAuxTitle=We''ve%20Never%20Been%20Licked%20DVD

I saw this movie several times during my college years at A&M, usually at "The Grove", now long gone itself. Viewing was mandatory for incoming Corps freshmen. I have a VHS copy of the movie, but it is now also available on DVD.

Victor Mature, being interviewed by Johnny Carson, was asked what his worst movie was. Without hesitation, he replied: "I don't remember the name, but it was about some cow college in Texas."


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