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Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944)

 -  War | Comedy  -  19 July 1944 (USA)
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Wilbert Winkle, a henpecked, mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk and handyman finds himself in the midst of battle in the South Pacific.

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Amy Winkle
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Jack Pettigrew
Richard Lane ...
Sgt. 'Alphabet' Czeidrowski
Robert Armstrong ...
Richard Gaines ...
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Henpecked Mr. Winkle is only too happy to go to war when he's drafted. Later his nagging wife and his neighbors are astonished when he returns home as a decorated war hero. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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War | Comedy

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19 July 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Sua Grande Ambição  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Sweet Genevieve
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Lyrics by George Cooper
Music by Henry Tucker
Sung by Edward G. Robinson, Robert Armstrong, Richard Lane,
and an uncredited soldier
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Planktonrules should be hung for treason.
5 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mr Winkle goes to war is a wonderful movie about life during WWII when America was controlled and run by decent God fearing men of decent upright moral character (unlike today).Mr Wilbert Winkle was an honest morally upright patriotic American ! And yes America has changed so much that you who read this don't, or wont, accept that people actually existed that feared God and loved their country enough to do such a thing. They did! Their was a time in America when a man was proud to sacrifice for his country and not expect a handout like today. Their are a few left but not many. The democratic party and our federal judges have gone insane and has lost all sense or reality and Godliness. You can see the result.


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