Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom he has been dreaming about while in the Pacific. He meets her later at the Farmer's Market. On the third night, Slim is the millionth man into the Canteen, earning him a date with Joan. Slim thinks he's been duped when she doesn't show up at his train. Slim's buddy Sergant dances with Joan Crawford. Canteen President Bette Davis praises the canteen and the war effort. Virtually everyone Warners could spare entertains. Written by
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Did You Know?
The first film appearance by Joan Crawford since she bought her way out of her MGM contract in 1942. See more
When "Slim" is sightseeing in Hollywood at the beginning of the film his infantry division patch (40th Div) is shown on his left shoulder. However, in one scene (right after the swimming pool), the patch is displayed on his right shoulder. See more
We'll sit under the Hollywoodland sign and unscrew all the bulbs!
Opening credits are displayed rising up over "Hollywood Canteen" sign. See more
Edited into California at War
They're Either Too Young or Too Old
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Played by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
when Slim goes from Brown to Wyman to Stanwyck See more