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See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Romance, War  |  March 1944 (USA)
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Journalist Marion Hargrove enters the Army intending to supplement his income by writing about his training experiences. He muddles through basic training at Fort Bragg with the ... See full summary »

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Journalist Marion Hargrove enters the Army intending to supplement his income by writing about his training experiences. He muddles through basic training at Fort Bragg with the self-serving help of a couple of buddies intent on cutting themselves in on that extra income. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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En man i ledet  »

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Trivia

Marion Hargrove asked permission to consult on the movie, but the Army denied his request. See more »

Goofs

First Sgt. Cramp's stripes are the type worn before 1942. Before 1942 the First Sgt.'s stripes had the three chevrons and two rockers with a diamond, seen in the film. From 1942 forward the First Sgt. had three chevrons and three rockers with a diamond. The latter would have been more correct for this film since it was made in 1944. See more »

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Followed by What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (1945) See more »

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The Army is swell
5 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

More than 5,000,000 men entered the armed services in World War II and movies like See Here, Private Hargroves was an attempt to assure the folks back home and incoming draftees that Army life could be swell. You may have to scrub a few garbage cans but you will make buddies that will last a lifetime and get a chance to meet and fall in love with a beauty like Donna Reed. Even a screw-up like Hargrove eventually becomes a member of the best gunnery team in the battery and earn the respect of the drill instructors that once tormented him. One character even tells Hargrove that he will remember his Army service as the best times of his life.


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